English National Opera (ENO)

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English National Opera to receive £11.46m from Arts Council England
Investment will sustain its work in London for another year after ENO was removed from ACE’s national portfolio

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

17, Jan, 2023 @4:39 PM

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Tears, cheers and whirlytubes: our critics pick their classical highlights of 2022
While there’s no doubt about the year’s villain, before November’s funding cuts there were plenty of heroes to celebrate. We look back on a year that saw many musical highs and an all-time low

Andrew Clements , Erica Jeal, Tim Ashley, Martin Kettle, Flora Willson, Rian Evans

21, Dec, 2022 @9:03 AM

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ENO needs London home, opera star says amid rumours of a rethink on funding cut
Sir John Tomlinson wades into row over cut to English National Opera’s grant as signs indicate Arts Council may review decision

Vanessa Thorpe

18, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Classical music: Fiona Maddocks’s 10 best concerts and operas of 2022
Excellence and perilous funding went hand in hand, Salome sizzled, a piano great led the way, and India and Italy became musical neighbours

Fiona Maddocks

17, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The week in classical: Tosca; Gloriana review – made in Britain
The sensational Freddie De Tommaso soars alongside Natalya Romaniw in a catch-it-while-you-can Tosca

Stephen Pritchard

17, Dec, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Gloriana review – superb singing and smart staging illuminate Britten’s coronation opera
English National Opera’s one-off performance of Britten’s uneven opera was very fine in every respect, with Christine Rice an exceptional Elizabeth I

Tim Ashley

09, Dec, 2022 @3:29 PM

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Depriving London’s theatres of funds is not ‘levelling up’ – it shortchanges us all | Michael Billington
Pitting the capital against the regions is a cynical political ploy and the Arts Council’s cuts are a catastrophe for new writing – as well as the entertainment industry

Michael Billington

08, Dec, 2022 @10:59 AM

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The week in classical: It’s a Wonderful Life; A Child of Our Time; IMS Prussia Cove – review
ENO’s warm-hearted production of Jake Heggie’s operatic take on the classic Frank Capra film is full of poignant ironies

Stephen Pritchard

03, Dec, 2022 @12:30 PM

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A fight at the opera: could forcing ENO up north work out?
The ultimatum to English National Opera was attacked as ‘cultural vandalism’, but raised some hopes nearer Manchester

Helen Pidd and Mark Brown

27, Nov, 2022 @3:54 PM

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It’s a Wonderful Life review – operatic adaptation is on the side of the angels
Jake Heggie’s take on the heartwarming Christmas classic has a glittering, melodic score with a gift of a role for soprano Danielle de Niese as goofy guardian angel Clara

Erica Jeal

27, Nov, 2022 @12:58 PM

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Grand plans to level up have produced results – great art venues levelled to the ground | Catherine Bennett
Under Arts Council England, the ‘win-win’ agenda has proved a losing one for some of the UK’s valued cultural organisations

Catherine Bennett

26, Nov, 2022 @6:55 PM

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When Burnley was the UK’s cultural capital | Letter
Letter: In the 1940s, the Old Vic and Sadler’s Wells ballet and opera companies took refuge in the north, writes Austen Lynch

24, Nov, 2022 @6:07 PM

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