ENO Friends have the opportunity to attend a series of exclusive events.
ENO Friends membership is a great way to get involved with the work of our award-winning company.
In recognition of your support, we extend a range of privileges that allow Friends to engage more closely with ENO.
Find out more about dress rehearsals, a unique opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes.
ENO Friends Events in 2016/17
Priority booking is in place for ENO Friends’ Events 2016/17:
- Ensemble and Company Friends can book from 10am, Monday, 15 August 2016
- Duet and Solo Friends can book from 10am, Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Lulu: Stage & Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday 2 November, 2-5pm at the London Coliseum. Tickets £15
For Company Friends
From The Bard to Britten: Exploring Shakespeare in Opera
Thursday 3 Nov, 7-9pm at The Groucho Club. Tickets £35
With Rory Kinnear, Ryan Wigglesworth and Shakespeare expert Paul Prescott
Please note this event has now sold out. Please contact the Development Office on 020 7845 9241 to be added to the waiting list for returns.
Friends’ Night: The Pearl Fishers
Friday 18 November, 7.30pm at the London Coliseum. A range of ticket packages are available including private drinks & canapé receptions and a post-show party.
ENO Harewood Artists Masterclass with sopranos Rebecca Evans and Rhian Lois
Monday 21 November, 7-9pm at Lilian Baylis House. Tickets £30
An Evening with… the ENO Orchestra
Thursday 19 January, 7-9pm at a private home in Kensington. Tickets £30
Talk and chamber performance by members of the ENO Orchestra
Opera Preview: The Winter’s Tale
Monday 6 February, 6-8pm at the London Coliseum. Tickets £15
With Iain Paterson, Ryan Wigglesworth and Leigh Melrose
Friends’ Night: Rigoletto
Wednesday 8 February, 7.30pm at the London Coliseum. A range of ticket packages are available including private drinks & canapé receptions and a post-show party.
ENO Harewood Artists Performance
Monday 13 February, 7-9pm at a private home in Kensington. Tickets £25
With Eleanor Dennis, Matthew Durkan, Samantha Price & David Webb
The Winter’s Tale: Stage & Orchestra Rehearsal
Wednesday 22 February, 10.30am-1.30pm at the London Coliseum. Tickets £15
For Company Friends
An Evening with… Andrew Shore
Tuesday 7 March, 7-9pm at Lilian Baylis House. Tickets £30
Friends’ Night: The Winter’s Tale
Wednesday 8 March, 7.30pm at the London Coliseum. A range of ticket packages are available including private drinks & canapé receptions and a post-show party.
For each event, doors will open approximately 10 minutes prior to the published start time.
More events will be announced soon including the Spring Gala on 27 March, Friends’ Nights at the next ENO Musical and at Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, and a trip to Blackpool.
Friends’ Nights are a new benefit of your support as a Friend where you have an exclusive opportunity to see an ENO production, tour the set, and enjoy a post-show party with the production’s cast and creative team. It’s a unique opportunity to enjoy special access at great value for money, so do join us for a Patrons’ Night if you haven’t already booked for the new season! A range of packages are available:
- Balcony Packages £35* and Upper Circle Packages £65* include a ticket to the production, a private drinks & canapé reception and a post-show party.
- Dress Circle Packages £100* includes the above, plus a production programme.
- Stalls Packages £125* includes the above, plus a tour of the stage.
*Prices for The Winter’s Tale will differ in accordance with the different pricing structure for the production:
- Upper Circle Package £45
- Dress Circle Package £85
- Stalls Package £100