ENO TV: Exclusive Live Online Events for ENO Members

Although we can’t perform to you live at the London Coliseum for now, the ENO family is keeping our members entertained with weekly live events using Zoom.

To join in the fun, you can become an ENO Member from as little as £55 a year or £4.60 a month.

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Upcoming ENO TV Online Events

Meet our Tenors

Wed 12 May, 7.30pm

Can you believe that this event will mark our 60th episode of ENO TV? We plan to celebrate in style, meeting three fabulous tenors from the ENO Chorus: David Newman, Pablo Strong and Adam Sullivan. Come hear the tales these tenors have to tell! Martin Fitzpatrick will once again host the proceedings.

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ENO Members have access to our exclusive catch-up service, giving you the opportunity to catch-up on ENO TV events whenever you want.

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Meet our Marketing and Communications Team

Recorded 05 May 2021

As you know, our ENO TV events shine a light on all the wonderfully talented people who work at ENO highlighting what they do and how it contributes to the opera making process. This time we introduce you to Emma Mottram, Head of Marketing and Olivia Pay, Marketing and Communications Director as they give you an insight into how we create a buzz around our productions that drives ticket sales and secures press coverage. ENO Board Member Sally Osman will host proceedings.

The Planning Cycle: From Page to Stage

Recorded 28 Apr 2021

Ever wondered about how an ENO production develops from an idea to being realised on the London Coliseum stage?

Artist and Programmes Manager Lucy Anderson, Head of Planning Katie Haynes, Associate Artistic Director Bob Holland and Senior Producer Nick Roberts will offer you a fascinating insight into the planning cycle and all the considerations and decisions that must be made to bring an opera production to life.

Meet our Brass

Wed 21 Apr, 7.30pm

This time we turn our attention to our Brass section of the Orchestra and are delighted to introduce you to Joseph Arnold (Principal Bass Trombone), Nick Hitchens (Principal Tuba), William O’Sullivan (Sub-Principal Trumpet) and John Thurgood (Principal Horn).

ENO Music Director Martyn Brabbins will be chairing the discussion as we get to know them better and brush up on our Brass!

Meet our Mezzos

Recorded 13 Apr

Back in February you met the Basses from our award-winning Chorus. Now’s your chance to meet our marvellous Mezzos Morag Boyle, Debbie Davison, Susie Joyce and Susie Tudor-Thomas.
Head of Music Martin Fitzpatrick will be leading the discussion as we get to know them better and learn more about the Mezzo voice type.

Inside Handel's Messiah

Recorded 07 Apr

Come hear soloist Iestyn Davies, conductor Laurence Cummings and ENO Stage Manager Phillip Turner discuss working on this new concert staging of Handel’s Messiah. You might well have watched the BBC broadcast and therefore this talk will give you a greater understanding and new appreciation of Handel’s masterpiece.

Comic Opera: ENO and Comic Relief

Recorded 31 Mar 2021

Last Friday, we were honoured to be part of Comic Relief for the very first time. Now that the cat’s out the bag and we no longer need to keep it a secret, our next ENO TV event will give you an exclusive behind-the-scenes insight into Comic Opera with ENO’s Artistic Director Annilese Miskimmon and Music Director Martyn Brabbins.

Get all the gossip, from how it came about to what it was like training our five lucky comedians for the big night. The event will be hosted by ENO’s Head of Casting Michelle Williams, and we have a line-up of special guests who will also join us… we’re sure you wouldn’t want to miss out on such an exciting event!

Meet our Harewood Artists Training Programme

Recorded 24 Mar 2021

We’re giving you a taste of what our Harewood Artists experience through their ENO coaching sessions.

You will meet Mandy Demetriou for an interactive Movement session, Jacquieline Branson Thom for a performance psychology session, Jane Robinson our Head of Vocal Training and Development who will be talking about coaching our Harewood Artists, Michelle and Lottie from ENO’s Casting team and hearing from some of our Harewood Artists themselves.

Our Harewood Artists Recital

Recorded 17 Mar 2021

To celebrate the launch of our Harewood Artists Match Campaign, come hear two of our super talented Harewoods – Claire Barnett-Jones and John Findon – in recital, singing some of their favourite arias. The recital will be hosted by Michelle Williams and Lottie Gulliver from our Casting team, with special appearances from Nicky Spence, Madeleine Shaw and Jane Robinson.

ENO 2021/22 Season Launch for Supporters

Wed 10 Mar, 7.30pm

Join us as Annilese, Martyn and Stuart unveil our much anticipated new 2021/22 Season. We are giving you an exclusive sneak preview ahead of a future Press announcement. Discover what productions we will be staging alongside The Valkyrie and who will be singing, conducting and directing. We are so excited about the prospect of performing live opera at the London Coliseum once more and can’t wait to share the details with you.

Meet our Milliner

Recorded 03 Mar 2021

Meet Megan Bearup, ENO’s Head Milliner, to learn more about the fascinating work she does creating anything that adorns a singer’s head – from the bonnets and Policeman’s helmets seen in Pirates to Akhnaten’s breathtaking headpieces – Megan and her team make them all from scratch.

Hosted by Corinne Young (Wigs and Make-Up Manager), you’ll also enjoy a (virtual) tour around Megan’s workshop.

London Transport Museum - Transported by Music

Recoded 24 Feb 2021

In a special event, our friends from London Transport Museum will join ENO Chair Dr Harry Brunjes and ENO Head of Music Martin Fitzpatrick for a fascinating conversation about opera and transport.

Join them as they steer us through the theme of transport in opera and explore the ongoing role of innovation to delight audiences.

Meet our Orchestral Management Team

Recorded 17 Feb 2021

Ever wondered who looks after our award-winning ENO Orchestra, and makes sure everything runs smoothly? We welcome our orchestral management team this week, as they talk through what it’s like running everything from rehearsals to shows.

Hosted by Rich Meads (Director – Music), with Madeleine Ridout (Orchestra Manager) and Shannon St. Luce (Assistant Orchestra Manager).

Meet the Woodwind

Recorded 10 Feb 2021

Join Head of Music Martin Fitzpatrick as he chats to members of our Woodwind section. Discover what it’s like to be part of the ENO Orchestra. From learning the score, to rehearsals and performances, you will learn what goes on behind the scenes and get an insight into the daily lives of our musicians.

Meet the Basses

Recorded 03 Feb 2021

Over the coming months we look forward to introducing you to the various sections of our orchestra and chorus. We are thrilled to have our richly deep-voiced Basses from our award-winning Chorus kicking off the series. Music Director Martyn Brabbins will be leading the discussion as we get to know the individuals behind the wonderful wall of sound that underpins our choral work as well as learning more about the Bass voice type.

In Conversation with Andrew Shore: Act II

Recorded 20 Jan 2021

He’s back by popular demand!

Join ENO regular and all-round superstar Andrew Shore as he talks about some of his favourite ENO roles that he has performed for the company over the years. Who can forget his Dr Bartolo (The Barber of Seville), Dulcamara (The Elixir of Love) and Beckmesser (The Mastersingers) to mention just a few.

Meet our ENO Board

Recorded 27 Jan 2021

Ever wondered who is on our ENO Board and what it is that they do? Well now’s your chance to find out. We’re giving you the opportunity to hear from Chair Dr Harry Brunjes, and Board members Nick Addyman, Patty Dimond, Louise Jeffreys and Sally Osman.

As well as hearing their personal stories, they’ll be talking about what the role of being a board member involves, the challenges and ultimately the joys of playing a pivotal part helping to support the running of the company.

Meet our ENO Artistic Director

Recorded 13 Jan 2021

We welcome the New Year with a chance to meet our Artistic Director Annilese Miskimmon.

Multi-award winning Annilese joined ENO in the middle of the global pandemic – find out what it’s been like taking the helm in unprecedented times, from drive-in opera, to nationally broadcast concerts.

Annilese joined us from Norwegian Opera and Ballet in Oslo, and continues to work as a freelance director around the world, has worked extensively at the largest international opera houses, and has worked with broadcasters across the world.

You may even get the chance to ask Annilese those burning questions!

Meet our ENO Baylis Team

Recorded 09 Dec 2020

ENO Baylis is our Learning and Participation programme. Since 2015, ENO Baylis has engaged 30,000 young people and introduced them to the thrill of opera in their schools and online.

Meet Jenny Mollica, Director of Baylis, and the ENO Baylis Team as they talk about the many projects they run – from The Way I See It in conjunction with Arts Council England and Google Arts & Culture, to ENO Breathe in collaboration with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and many more.

You may even be treated to some very special guests during the event.

Meet our ENO Chorus Fellows

Recorded 02 Dec 2020

Hosted by Chorus Master Mark Biggins, this is your chance to meet our ENO Chorus Fellows, Julia Daramy-Williams, Satriya Krisna and James Liu.

To more fairly reflect our society, we welcomed the new ENO Chorus Fellows to our ENO Chorus in the 2019/20 Season.

Learn what it’s like to join the award-winning ENO Chorus, to be featured on-stage, and what it’s like to be a professional chorister in a lockdown.

In conversation with Lesley Garrett

Recorded 25 Nov 2020

Join ENO superstar, soprano Lesley Garrett as she talks about being a world-class opera singer, musician, broadcaster and media personality – not to mention Strictly Come Dancing finalist, and award-winning recording artist!

Lesley will be interviewed by dancer, choreographer and director Jacquie Storey.

Meet our ENO Chorus

Recorded 18 Nov 2020

Join Head of Music Martin Fitzpatrick as he chats with members of our award-winning ENO Chorus.

Find out what it’s like to perform on the Coliseum stage, in one of the finest professional operatic ensembles in the UK today.

You may even get a chance to ask those burning questions at the end!

Panellists include Claire Pendleton (soprano), Debbie Davison (mezzo), Pablo Strong (tenor) and Paul Sheehan (bass).

Meet our ENO Orchestra

Recorded 11 Nov 2020

Hosted by Martyn Brabbins, meet our Olivier Award-winning orchestra.

Find out what it’s like going from Verdi, to Gershwin, to Birtwistle – and that’s all in one day!

Panellists include Claire Wickes (Section Principal Flute), Mick Doran, (Section Principal Percussion), Becky Smith (Section Principal Trombone) and Rupert Ring (Sub-Principal No.3 Double Bass).

Ghost tour of the London Coliseum

Recorded 28 Oct 2020

David Dyer, ENO Chorus Manager, invites to you to join him live from the London Coliseum for a Halloween special – a ghost tour of the London Coliseum.

The London Coliseum is purportedly home to many ghosts and ghouls including soldiers, children and even a horse. David will walk you through the theatre and our haunted history – keep an eye out for any paranormal activity!

An Evening with our new ENO Harewood Artists

Recorded 21 Oct 2020

Join us live from the London Coliseum for a recital with our new ENO Harewood Artists for 2020/21 – Alexandra Oomen, William Thomas and Benson Wilson.

Our ENO Harewood Artists will perform some of their favourite repertoire live, as well as be interviewed by Michelle Williams, Head of Casting and Lottie Gulliver, Casting and Harewood Manager. You may even get a chance to ask questions at the end.

Meet the ENO Stage Management Team

Recorded 14 Oct 2020

Hosted by our Artistic Director Annilese Miskimmon, meet our fantastic Stage Management Team: Rosie Davis (Stage Manager), James Bartrum (Deputy Stage Manager) and Philip Turner (Head of Stage Management) and find out what it’s like to be responsible for running a live ENO show. Hear them talk about the highs, the lows, and perhaps some hilarious anecdotes.

Sneak Peek for Members and Supporters

Recorded 7 Oct 2020

Join Artistic Director Annilese Miskimmon and CEO Stuart Murphy as they talk you through ENO’s new Spring 2021 Season giving you a sneak peek at our future plans.

A Beginners Guide to Conducting

Recorded 16 Sep 2020

Hosted by ENO Chorus Manager David Dyer, join Toby Purser for a maestro-class in the art of conducting. A former ENO Mackerras Conducting Fellow, Toby is Head of Conducting at the Royal College of Music.

Learn the tricks of the trade and hear them chat about what it’s like to step up to the conductor’s podium. Remember to bring your own baton!

Meet our ENO Evolve students

Recorded 09 Sep 2020

Our ENO Evolve programme gives third and fourth-year RCM undergraduates the opportunity to work with the ENO Orchestra, providing invaluable experience and insight into life as a professional musician.

Hosted by Orchestra Manager Madeleine Ridout, join Jacqui Miles, First Violin, Claire Wickes, Principal Flute, and their student mentees as they discuss the mentoring process.

Opera Preview: ENO Drive & Live

Recorded 02 Sep 2020

Join us live from the rehearsal room and find out what it’s like to create the UK’s first drive-in opera.

Hosted by producer Bob Holland, you’ll hear from director P J Harris, production manager Aggi Agostino, production designer Chloe Lamford and conductor Martin Fitzpatick.

You’ll also be treated to an exclusive performance from our Musetta and Alicindoro – Sydney Mancasola and Barnaby Rea.

You may even get a chance to ask the panel your questions.

In Conversation with Richard Suart

Recorded 26 Aug 2020

Richard Suart is a familiar face on the London Coliseum stage, particularly well known for his performances as KoKo in The Mikado.

Richard will be interviewed by ENO Chair and longtime friend, Dr Harry Brunjes.