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Opera Circle events

Patrons of the Opera Circle are invited to join the starring artists of ENO along with our creative and executive teams for a very special series of exclusive events.

Annual Patrons’ Lunch

  • Date: Monday 16 May
  • Time: 12.30pm
  • Venue: Frederick’s Restaurant, Islington
  • Tickets: £90
  • Details: We are so grateful to all our supporters for playing a vital part in the future of ENO. To thank you for your dedicated support and to celebrate the end of the Season, please join ENO’s executive team for our annual lunch at Frederick’s.

First Nights

ENO first nights are the occasions upon which we unveil our work to the press and public. Patrons are invited to join the artists, creative team and our executive team for a post-performance party in the Sky Bar.

Patrons are also invited to book for pre-performance private dining on first nights in the American Bar.

Places are strictly limited and priority is given to Leading Patrons and above – please RSVP to Ben Siddall at rsvp@eno.org or 020 7845 9241.

Insight Suppers

Gain an insider’s perspective on new productions from the cast and creative teams, followed by an intimate supper. Insight talks take place in the Sky Bar.


  • Date: Thursday 18 Febraury
  • Time: 6.30-7.30pm (doors open at 6pm)
  • Tickets: £45
  • Venue: London Coliseum
  • Details: With Director Phelim McDermott and cast members

Sunset Boulevard insight drinks

  • Date: Monday 21 March
  • Time: 6.30-7.30pm (doors open at 6pm)
  • Tickets: £20
  • Venue: London Coliseum
  • Details: A special insight into our new musical followed by post-event drinks with the speakers

Tristan and Isolde

  • Date: Thursday 19 May
  • Time: 6.30-7.30pm (doors open at 6pm)
  • Tickets: £45
  • Venue: London Coliseum
  • Details: With Stuart Skelton (Tristan) and the creative team

Exploring opera

The Queen of the Night: Highlights from The Magic Flute

  • Date: Monday 22 February
  • Time: 7-9.30pm with drinks & canapés
  • Venue: At the home of ENO’s President, Sir Vernon Ellis, Kensington
  • Tickets: £25
  • Details: Leading Patrons and above. Enjoy an intimate evening of highlights from the opera performed by members of the cast including Ambur Braid (Queen of the Night).

One Fine Day: Celebrating Madam Butterfly

  • Date: Monday 23 May
  • Time: 7-9.30pm with a champagne reception
  • Venue: Lilian Baylis House, West Hampstead
  • Tickets: £25
  • Details: Leading Patrons and above. Madam Butterfly is one of opera’s most enduring tales of unrequited love. Join Head of Music Martin Fitzpatrick and members of the cast for a very special evening to celebrate this iconic production with an exclusive insight and performance and champagne reception.

2016/17 Season Launch Lunch

  • Date: Thursday 5 May
  • Time: From 1.30pm
  • Venue: London Coliseum
  • Tickets: £35
  • Details: Leading Patrons and above. Join members of ENO’s artistic team as they reveal the 2016/17 Season following the announcement to the press.

You can join the Opera Circle online, or for more information, contact Georgia Davenport at gdavenport@eno.org or call 020 7845 9474.