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  • Orpheus & Eurydice

    Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2019

  • Oprheus in the Underworld

    Oct 5 - Nov 28, 2019

  • The Mask of Orpheus

    Oct 18 - Nov 13, 2019

  • The Mikado

    Oct 28 - Nov 30, 2019

  • Orphee

    Nov 15 - 29, 2019

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Orpheus & Eurydice

October 1 - November 19, 2019

The English National Orchestra welcomes renowned mezzo soprano Dame Sarah Connolly, company star Sarah Tynan and rising soprano Soraya Magi as Orpheus, Euyrdice and Love respectively in a thrilling revival of Gluck's epic reform opera Orpheus and Eurydice. A masterpiece of the 18th century opera canon, its music drives the story forward with some of the composer's best loved works, from the beloved aria 'J'ai perdu mon Eurydice' and the romantic 'Objet de mon amour'.

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Oprheus in the Underworld

October 5 - November 28, 2019

It's the age old Orpheus and Eurydice myth but as you've never seen it before! After a short yet foundation-shaking tenure as the Globe's artistic director, celebrated English theatremaker Emma Rice makes her English National Orchestra debut during a dazzling and highly theatrical revival of Orpheus In The Underworld, Jacques Offenbach's delightfully irreverent comic opera.

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The Mask of Orpheus

October 18 - November 13, 2019

ENO Artistic Director Daniel Kramer's critically acclaimed staging of Harrison Birtwistle's Orpheus opera first debuted at the London Coliseum three decades ago and now returns for a strictly limited run this autumn! Brought to life by an all star ensemble cast including tenor Peter Hoare, mezzo-soprano Susan Bickley and tenor Daniel Norman, as well as celebrated clothing designer Daniel Lismore, the mind-bending production turns the popular Greek tragedy on its head.

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The Mikado

October 28 - November 30, 2019

Johnathan Miller brings his sublimely extravagant monochrome rendering of Gilbert and Sullivan's popular operetta back to the London Coliseum to delight audiences once more. One of the most in demand of the Savoy Operas, The Mikado combines the famed duo's talents for wit and melody in a tale of romance, hidden identities, political satire, hilarious japes and certain death that would make even Mozart proud!

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November 15 - 29, 2019

Continuing their season-long intrepid explorations of the fascinating Greek myth, the English National Opera presents Orphee, a modern spin on the ancient fable by renowned minimalist composer and frequent ENO collaborator Philip Glass. Australian baritone Nicholas Lester and British soprano Sarah Tynan lead a winning ensemble cast as the titular Orpheus and Eurydice respectively, with 2018 Critic's Circle Award winner Jennifer France makes a stunning ENO debut as Orpheus' secondary love interest the Princess.

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St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4ES

  • Year opened: 1904
  • Capacity: 2359
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Located in St. Martin's Lane, the London Coliseum is one of the biggest family variety theatres in London. It was opened in 1904 and was designed by architect Frank Matcham with the intention of the venue being one of the finest music halls for entertainment. Until 1968, the venue was used for a range of events including film screenings, musical comedies, plays and variety shows. Sadler's Wells Opera Company (now the English National Opera) took over the venue in 1968, and along with the English National Ballet, the venue is used primarily for opera.

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