Review Round Up: The Pearl Fishers, English National Opera

Georges Bizet’s tale of a friendship which is tested by love returns to the Coliseum, starring Claudia Boyle, Robert McPherson and Jacques Imbrailo. But what have critics made of this revival?  The Guardian: ** “I missed the delicate colours of Bizet’s orchestration and his sheer melodic suavity – even the celebrated friendship duet was wooden.” The Stage: ***… Read More

English National Opera Announces 2016/2017 Season

The English National Opera has released details of its 2016/2017 season which will see the London Coliseum increase the number of productions it presents to 11 (10 fully staged and one concert hall staging).  It was also announced that the English National Opera year will be divided into Autumn and Spring seasons at the iconic… Read More