Production hire

ENO is one of the world’s leading opera producers. Collaborating with opera houses and festivals worldwide, our award-winning work has been seen around the globe.

Our productions have been hired by Metropolitan Opera, New York; Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich; La Scala, Milan; La Monnaie, Brussels; De Vlaasme Opera, Antwerp; Theatre du Chatelet, Paris; San Francisco Opera; Washington National Opera; Canadian Opera and Opera Australia.

To find out more about hiring a production please contact bholland@eno.org, we look forward to hearing from you

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Aida

Giuseppe Verdi

Last performed at ENO: 2017/18 season
Director: Phelim Mcdermott
Set Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard
Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet

Co-producer: Houston Grand Opera/ Fondation Du Grande Théâtre

Last performed: Fondation Du Grande Théâtre De Geneve (2019)

Akhnaten

Philip Glass

Last performed at ENO: 2018/19 season
Director: Phelim Mcdermott
Set Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard
Lighting Designer:
Bruno Poet

Co-producer: Los Angeles Opera

Last performed: Metropolitan Opera New York (2019)


 

Benvenuto Cellini

Hector Berlioz

Last performed at ENO: 2013/14 season
Director: Terry Gilliam
Set Designer: Aaron Marsden
Costume Designer: Katrina Lindsay
Lighting Designer:
Paule Constable

Co-producer: Dutch National Opera

Last performed: Opera National De Paris (2018)

Carmen

Georges Bizet

Last performed at ENO: 2019/20 season
Director: Calixto Bieto
Set Designer: Alfons Flores
Costume Designer: Mercè Paloma
Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet

Co-producer: Oslo Opera

Last performed: Opert – Organismo de Producoa Artistica Portugal (2016)


 

Cosi Fan Tutte

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Last performed at ENO: 2013/14 season
Director: Phelim Mcdermott
Set Designer: Tom Pye
Costumes: Laura Hopkins
Lighting Designer:
Paule Constable

Co-producer: Metropolitan Opera

Last performed: Metropolitan Opera (2018)

Damnation of Faust

Hector Berlioz

Last performed at ENO: 2013/14 season
Director: Terry Gilliam
Set Designer: Hildegard Bechtler
Costumes: Katrina Lindsay
Lighting Designer:
Peter Mumford

Co-producer: De Vlaamse Opera/Palermo

Last performed: De Vlaamse Opera (2012)


 

Death in Venice

Benjamin Britten

Last performed at ENO: 2012/13 season
Director: Deborah Warner
Set Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Designer: Chloe Obolensky
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman

Co-producer: La Monnaie De Munt

Last performed: La Monnaie De Munt (2012)

Eugene Onegin

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Last performed at ENO: 2011/12 season
Director: Deborah Warner
Set Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Designer: Chloe Obolensky
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman

Co-producer: Metropolitan Opera

Last performed: Metropolitan Opera  (2013)


 

Girl of the Golden West

Giacomo Puccini

Last performed at ENO: 2014/15 season
Director: Richard Jones
Set Designer: Miriam Buether
Costume Designer: Nicky Gillibrand
Lighting Designer: Mimi Jarni Sherin

Co-producer: Santa Fe Opera

Last performed: English National Opera (2014)

Iolanthe

Arthur Sullivan

Last performed at ENO: 2017/18 season
Director: Cal McCrystal
Set Designer: Paul Brown
Costume Designer: Paul Brown
Lighting Designer: Tim Mitchell

Co-producer: Canadian Opera Company

Last performed: English National Opera (2018)


 

Jack the Ripper: The Women of Whitechapel

Iain Bell

Last performed at ENO: 2018/19 season
Director: Daniel Kramer
Set Designer: Soutra Gilmour
Costume Designer: Soutra Gilmour
Lighting Designer: Jon Clarke

Co-producer: Opera North

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)

Jenůfa

Leoš Janácek

Last performed at ENO: 2015/16 season
Director: David Alden
Set Designer: Charles Edwards
Costume Designer: Jon Morrell
Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman

Last performed: English National Opera (2016)


 

Katya Kabanova

Leoš Janácek

Last performed at ENO: 2009/10 season
Director: David Alden
Set Designer: Charles Edwards
Costume Designer: Jon Morrell
Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman

Co-producer: Polish National Opera, National Theatre of São Carlos

Last performed: Polish National Opera (2010)

La bohème

Giacomo Puccini

Last performed at ENO: 2018/19 season
Director: Jonathan Miller
Set Designer: Isabella Bywater
Costume Designer: Isabella Bywater
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman

Co-producer: Cincinnati opera

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)


 

Lucia di Lammermoor

Gaetano Donizetti

Last performed at ENO: 2018/19 season
Director: David Alden
Set Designer: Charles Edwards
Costume Designer: Brigitta Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman

Co-producer: Theater Bonn

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)

Madam Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini

Last performed at ENO: 2019/20 season
Director: Anthony Minghella
Designer: Michael Levine
Costume Designer: Han Feng
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford

Co-producer: Metropolitan Opera, Lithuanian National Opera

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)


 

Messiah

George Frideric Handel

Last performed at ENO: 2009/10 season
Director: Deborah Warner
Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Designer: Moritz Junge
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman

Co-producer: Opéra National de Lyon

Last performed: Opéra National de Lyon (2012)

Nixon in China

John Adams

Last performed at ENO: 2005/06 season
Director: Peter Sellars
Designer: Adrianne Lobe
Costume Designer: Dunya Ramicova
Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls

Last performed: Metropolitan Opera (2011)


 

Orphée

Philip Glass

Last performed at ENO: 2019/20 season
Director: Netia Jones
Designer: Lizzie Clachan
Costume Designer: Netia Jones
Lighting Designer: Lucy Carter

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)

Orpheus & Eurydice

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Last performed at ENO: 2019/20 season
Director: Wayne McGregor
Designer: Lizzie Clachan
Costume Designer: Louise Gray
Lighting Designer: Jon Clark

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)


 

Otello

Giuseppe Verdi

Last performed at ENO: 2014/15 season
Director: David Alden
Designer: Jon Morrell
Costume Designer: Jon Morrell
Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman

Co-producer: The Royal Swedish Opera, Teatro Real, Madrid

Last performed: Teatro Real (2016)

Partenope

George Frideric Handel

Last performed at ENO: 2016/17 season
Director: Christopher Alden
Designer: Andrew Lieberman
Costume Designer: Jon Morrell
Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman

Co-producer: Opera Australia

Last performed: Teatro Real (2016)


 

Peter Grimes

Benjamin Britten

Last performed at ENO: 2013/14 season
Director: David Alden
Designer: Paul Steinberg
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman

Co-producer: De Vlaamse Opera, Opera de Oviedo

Last performed: English National Opera (2014)

Pirates of Penzance

Arthur Sullivan

Last performed at ENO: 2016/17 season
Director: Mike Leigh
Designer: Alison Chitty
Costume Designer: Alison Chitty
Lighting Designer: Paul Pyant

Co-producer: Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Saarland State Theater of Saarbrücken

Last performed: English National Opera (2017)


 

Porgy and Bess

George Gershwin

Last performed at ENO: 2016/17 season
Director: James Robinson
Designer: Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designer: Donald Holder

Co-producer: Metropolitan Opera, Dutch National Opera

Last performed: Metropolitan Opera (2019)

Rigoletto

Giuseppe Verdi

Last performed at ENO: 2016/17 season
Director: Jonathan Miller
Designer: Patrick Robertson
Costume Designer: Rosemary Vercoe
Lighting Designer: Robert Bryan

Co-producer: Canadian Opera Company

Last performed: English National Opera (2017)


 

Rodelinda

George Frideric Handel

Last performed at ENO: 2017/18 season
Director: Richard Jones
Designer: Jeremy Herbert
Costume Designer: Nicky Gillibrand
Lighting Designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin

Co-producer: The Bolshoi Theatre

Last performed: The Bolshoi Theatre (2018)

Satyagraha

Philip Glass

Last performed at ENO: 2017/18 season
Director: Phelim McDermott
Designer: Julian Crouch
Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable

Co-producer: The Bolshoi Theatre

Last performed: The Bolshoi Theatre (2018)


 

The Barber of Seville

Gioachino Rossini

Last performed at ENO: 2017/18 season
Director: Jonathan Miller
Designer: Tanya McCallin
Costume Designer: Tanya McCallin
Lighting Designer: Tom Mannings

Last performed: English National Opera (2017)

The Makropulos Case

Leoš Janácek

Last performed at ENO: 2010/11 season
Director: Christopher Alden
Designer: Charles Edwards
Costume Designer: Sue Willmington
Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman

Co-producer: State Opera Prague

Last performed: National Theatre Ostrovni (2008)


 

The Marriage of Figaro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Last performed at ENO: 2017/18 season
Director: Fiona Shaw
Designer: Peter McKintosh
Costume Designer: Peter McKintosh
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman

Co-producer: Opernhaus Wuppertal

Last performed: Opernhaus Wuppertal (2019)

The Mask of Orpheus

Harrison Birtwistle

Last performed at ENO: 2019/20 season
Director: Daniel Kramer
Designer: Lizzie Clachan
Costume Designer: Daniel Lismore
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford

Co-producer: N/A

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)


 

The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

Richard Wagner

Last performed at ENO: 2014/15 season
Director: Richard Jones
Designer: Paul Stienberg
Costume Designer: Buki Shiff
Lighting Designer: Mimi Jordan Sherin

Co-producer: Welsh National Opera

Last performed: Oslo Opera House (2020)

The Merry Widow

Franz Lehár

Last performed at ENO: 2018/19 season
Director: Max Webster
Designer: Ben Stones
Costume Designer: Esther Bialas
Lighting Designer: Bruno Poet

Co-producer: Welsh National Opera

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)


 

The Mikado

Arthur Sullivan

Last performed at ENO: 2019/20 season
Director: Jonathan Miller
Designer: Stefanos Lazaridis
Costume Designer: Sue Blane
Lighting Designer: Davy Cunningham

Co-producer: Houston Grand Opera, LA Opera

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)

The Pearl Fishers

Georges Bizet

Last performed at ENO: 2016/17 season
Director: Penny Woolcock
Designer: Dick Bird
Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Schriever

Co-producer: Metropolitan Opera

Last performed: Metropolitan Opera (2018)


 

The Perfect American

Philip Glass

Last performed at ENO: 2012/13 season
Director: Phelim McDermott
Designer: Dan Potra
Costume Designer: Dan Potra
Lighting Designer: Jon Clark

Co-producer: Teatro Real, Madrid

Last performed: English National Opera (2013)

The Way Back Home

Joanna Lee

Last performed at ENO: 2014/15 season
Director: Katie Mitchell
Designer: Vicki Mortimer
Costume Designer: Vicki Mortimer
Lighting Designer: James Farncombe

Co-producer: Paris National Opera, Young Vic, Royal Scottish Opera

Last performed: English National Opera (2013)


 

Tosca

Giacomo Puccini

Last performed at ENO: 2016/17 season
Director: Catherine Malfitano
Designer: Frank Philipp Schlössman
Costume Designer: Gideon Davey
Lighting Designer: David Martin Jacques

Last performed: English National Opera (2016)

War Requiem

Benjamin Britten

Last performed at ENO: 2018/19 season
Director: Daniel Kramer
Designer: Wolfgang Tillmans
Costume Designer: Nasir Mazhar
Lighting Designer: Charles Balfour

Co-producer: National Perfoming Arts Centre Taiwan

Last performed: English National Opera (2019)