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Silent Opera supported by English National Opera


An immersive reimagining of Janácek’s classic opera

Experience an immersive reimagining of Janáček’s classic opera Cunning Little Vixen at The Vaults where, through headphones, you’ll be transported into a full orchestral soundscape and follow the cast of singers through the tunnels.

Vixen is a young runaway girl on the streets of London. As she begs for help, she is abducted by a man known as The Forester. But as she tries to escape, she becomes the hunted, in a world that has no place for her.

The story unfolds as you explore the uniquely designed space, with singers appearing in front of you, beside you and behind you. In each area you can take a seat and have everything flow around you or remove your headphones for that up close and personal experience of great opera voices.

This is a 360º experience, where opera and great storytelling come to life.



Tickets cost:

£20 – Super early bird until 30 April.

£30 – Early bird until 12 noon, Monday, 8 May.

£40 – Full-price.

plus booking fee*


*ENO charges a £1.50 booking fee per ticket, or a maximum of £6 per transaction.

Please be aware that this production contains some adult content which may not be suitable for young audiences. Suitable for ages 14+

The performance starts at 20.00 (15.00 for matinees) please arrive at 19.30 (14.30 for matinees) to collect your headphones.

Performances at The Vaults Theatre, Launcelot Street, SE1 7AD. Open in Google Maps >>


Creative Team

Daisy Evans

Director and Adaptation

Kitty Callister


Jake Wiltshire

Lighting Design

David Gregory

Sound Design

Max Pappenheim

Composer, Sound Design and Musical Arrangements

Stevie Higgins

Music Director, Adaptation and Musical Arrangements


Rosie Lomas


Ivan Ludlow


Timothy Dickinson


Robin Bailey


Rosanna Ter-Berg, Jessie Grimes, Phillip Granell