English National Opera

Matt Trueman: Cuts are threatening artist development
'Very few emerging artists can command sizeable audiences off their own backs'
Carmen (London Coliseum)
ENO's first revival of Spanish director Calixto Bieito's richly flavoured production
Michael Coveney: Will Mike Leigh's Pirates save the ENO?
The legendary director's new production got a muted critical reception but is a much-needed popular success
The Pirates of Penzance (London Coliseum)
Mike Leigh and ENO tackle Gilbert and Sullivan's funniest opera with mixed results
Exciting years ahead at ENO and ROH
Glaring repertoire gaps will be filled at the Coliseum and Covent Garden
Sondheim joins Thompson and Terfel at Sweeney Todd
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Last night's opening was also attended by Frank Skinner and Hadley Fraser
Sweeney Todd (London Coliseum)
Emma Thompson offers 'unbridled joy as Mrs Lovett' in Sondheim's classic
Laurence Cummings: 'It's the music that drives me'
The conductor of ENO's The Indian Queen prepares for the London Handel Festival
Full casting and extra performance announced for Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson
Rosalie Craig and Alex Gaumond are joining the cast, and there will be an extra matinee on 5 April
The Indian Queen (London Coliseum) - 'latent hippiedom'
American director Peter Sellars concocts his own Purcell opera for ENO