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  • Orpheus & Eurydice

    Until Nov 19, 2019

  • Oprheus in the Underworld

    Until Nov 28, 2019

  • The Mikado

    Until Nov 30, 2019

  • Orphee

    Until Nov 29, 2019

  • Carmen

    Jan 29 - Feb 27, 2020

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Orpheus & Eurydice

Until 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

Until 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 Mikado

Until 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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Orphee

Until November 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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Carmen

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January 29 - February 27, 2020

Bizet's masterpiece sees an updating to the last days of General Franco's dictatorship as Calixto Bieito's acclaimed production of this must-see opera finally makes its way to London after enjoying rave reviews whilst on tour in Europe! Conducted by Sir Richard Armstrong, the eponymous anti-heroine is sung by mezzo-soprano Justina Gringyte alongside the internationally acclaimed tenor Eric Cutler as her lover Jose.

London Coliseum

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St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4ES

  • Year opened: 1904
  • Capacity: 2359
  • Concession stands
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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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