ENO is creating the future of opera: presenting award-winning work that is new, exciting and surprising. Collaborating with creative talent from across the arts, ENO stages more new productions and contemporary opera than any other UK opera company. ENO has a world-class reputation for distinctive and highly theatrical productions, which has resulted in many high profile artistic partnerships with opera houses and festivals around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich.
ENO is committed to creating new audiences for opera through English language performances, which are affordable and accessible to everyone. ENO provides unique opportunities and pathways for British singers, conductors, directors and designers.
These are programs we have exhibited in the past, but are no longer available for booking.
A passionate tale of lust, seduction and betrayal, no other opera boasts as popular a following as Bizet’s Carmen. Set during the dying days of Franco’s Spain, Calixto Bieito’s acclaimed production of this must-see opera has been enjoyed by audiences across Europe. Bizet’s dazzling score evoke... more
The bleak, enclosed world of a fishing village provides the backdrop for the story of fisherman Peter Grimes and his uneasy relationship with the other inhabitants. Following the death of Grimes's apprentice, the community presumes Grimes to be guilty. Although he is cleared of any blame, the vil... more
Guaranteed to be a major event, Mike Leigh (Palme d’Or winner & 5 time Oscar nominee) directs his first ever opera for the stage. Gilbert & Sullivan’s popular comic opera features much-loved favourites including ‘A Policeman’s Lot is not a Happy One’ and ‘I am the Very Model of a Modern Major Gen... more
Following 2011’s sell-out The Damnation of Faust, director Terry Gilliam and ENO Music Director Edward Gardner reunite to forge this remarkable new production of Berlioz’s rarely-performed Benvenuto Cellini. Gilliam’s inexhaustible imagination is unleashed on the outrageous autobiography of ce... more
Premiere Dates: Wednesday, April 29; Thursday April 30; Sunday, May 3, 2015 La traviata tells the moving story of how the beautiful but fragile courtesan Violetta is coerced into sacrificing her one hope of personal happiness for the sake of her lover’s reputation. A tragic and resonant ... more