Andrew Shore - the very model of a modern major-general
English National Opera's star baritone on surtitles, Mastersingers and working with Mike Leigh
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
Between Worlds (Barbican Theatre)
English National Opera goes on its annual travels with a new opera depicting the events of 9/11
Michael Coveney: ENO wins rightful recognition from Oliviers
The English-language opera company is serving up some of the capital's most interesting work
Laurence Cummings: 'It's the music that drives me'
The conductor of ENO's The Indian Queen prepares for the London Handel Festival
Elizabeth Zharoff, ENO's Violetta: 'Jeez, I'm glad she's dead'
The Californian singer, dancer and video game composer on her career past, present and future
ENO given two years to put its house in order
Arts Council England issues blunt warning to English National Opera
The Mastersingers of Nuremberg (London Coliseum)
Richard Jones revisits his 2010 WNO triumph in a majestic restaging for English National Opera