5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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Porgy and Bess

This stunning production of Porgy and Bess, is the outstanding efforts of an ensemble of 40 singers, in a unique three way co-production between ENO, ...
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Madam Butterfly

After much acclaim, the late Anthony Minghella’s production of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly returns to the ENO for its sixth revival: revived by Sarah Tr...
3.0★ ★ ★
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The Queen of Spades

You will rarely hear a better sung and conducted version of this tense and tragic Tchaikovsky masterpiece than the one being performed in David Alden’...
3.0★ ★ ★
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Carmen

One of the best loved and most played operas in the repertoire, there is an argument for taking new looks at Bizet’s Carmen. Calixto Bieito has set it...
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The Pirates of Penzance

ENO have quite a happy relationship with Gilbert and Sullivan. Jonathan Miller’s production of The Mikado has been in the repertoire since 1987 (and i...
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The Marriage of Figaro

It took me a while to grow comfortable with (or even figure out) the visual and metaphoric concept behind this production of The Marriage of Figaro, b...
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The Girl of the Golden West

In some ways, you could think of Puccini’s opera La Fanciulla del West as the first spaghetti western. This aspect is completely adhered to in the new...
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Rodelinda

This new production of one of the central Handel operas has had unstinted praise from every quarter, as far as I can tell. I find that I can stint a l...