English National Opera (ENO)

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Norman Bailey obituary
Bass-baritone who excelled as Wagner’s Wotan, Hans Sachs and Flying Dutchman, and in big Verdi roles

Barry Millington

22, Sep, 2021 @11:24 AM

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The week in classical: Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Benjamin; Tosca – review
The only international orchestra at this year’s Proms dazzle in a world premiere dedicated to them. And Puccini and chips with English National Opera

Fiona Maddocks

04, Sep, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Tosca review – powerful sound and musical magic in the park
David Junghoon Kim, Roland Wood and Natalya Romaniw were excellent in ENO’s outdoor semi-staging of Puccini’s opera

Erica Jeal

29, Aug, 2021 @1:13 PM

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Maestro, cue the camel: Graham Vick’s greatest opera productions
The opera director, who has died aged 67, had a vision of making the art form accessible to all. From Falstaff in a leisure centre to Stockhausen with real helicopters, here are his most ambitious, innovative stagings

Andrew Clements

19, Jul, 2021 @12:07 PM

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ENO calls on world’s worst warblers to prove anyone can sing
Voice coaches at English National Opera want applicants who ‘cannot sing for toffee’ for new TV series

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

03, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I’ve had to keep changing’: Les Dennis on his move into opera
He’s gone from quiz shows and Corrie to the ENO, and says his biggest achievement is he’s still here

Caroline Davies

25, May, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Pauline Tinsley obituary
Soprano whose commanding presence in Wagner, Verdi and Strauss was better appreciated internationally than in Britain

Barry Millington

14, May, 2021 @7:41 PM

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From Les Dennis to Valkyries – ENO announces reduced new season
After 19 months closed, the opera company under new artistic director Annilese Miskimmon will open with HMS Pinafore in a season that features the first in a new Ring Cycle, and the Handmaid’s Tale

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

12, May, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Lockdown one year on: soprano Natalya Romaniw on how Covid crushed her Butterfly
The Welsh opera singer was midway through her raved-about role debut as Cio-Cio San at ENO when lockdown struck

Fiona Maddocks

21, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A year since our concert halls fell silent, what future for classical music?
As UK culture eyes a slow and cautious return, what can we expect from our opera houses and orchestras, many of which have failed to seize the digital opportunities this past year

Andrew Clements

19, Mar, 2021 @10:24 AM

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ENO announces bold plan to stage Ring Cycle from the autumn
Richard Wagner’s four-part opera epic will play at London’s Coliseum over several years

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Elijah Moshinsky obituary
Opera director who came to prize directness and psychological insight over deconstruction and irony

Barry Millington

25, Jan, 2021 @5:38 PM

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