We may not be performing opera on the mainstage right now, but the ENO family is keeping our Members and Supporters entertained with weekly live events on Zoom – all included in your membership.
To join in the fun, you can become an ENO Member from as little as £55 a year or £4.60 a month.
Following the successful launch of ENO TV, select 2021/22 Members and Supporters events are also available on ENO TV+, offering you the chance to join us from the comfort of your home.
To take advantage, just select Online Stream when booking your ticket. Do then check your ticket for the link, allowing you to register for the event on Zoom. You will then receive an email from Zoom with your unique access link.
Upcoming ENO TV Online Events
Meet our Percussion, Timpani and Harp
Wed 23 June, 7.30pm
Finishing our tour around the orchestra, this time we meet the musicians behind some of the most beautiful, exciting and unexpected sounds that an orchestra produces.
From the luscious pluck of the harp to the dramatic crash of the cymbals via the bang of the drums. Come and meet Mick Doran (Sectional Principal Percussion), Bill Lockhart (Principal Timpani) and Alison Martin (Principal Harp). Martyn Brabbins will once again host the proceedings.
Catch-up on our previous ENO TV Online Events
ENO Members have access to our exclusive catch-up service, giving you the opportunity to catch-up on ENO TV events whenever you want.
ENO TV Catch-up
Please note a password is required to access our catch-up service.
ENO Members will find the current password on their weekly emails.
Meet our Fundraising Team
Recorded 16 June 2021
In response to unprecedented demand, come meet members of ENO’s Fundraising team – Christian Francis (Senior Data and Insight Manager), Jenni Lau (Memberships and Appeals Manager), Thomas Morgan (Events Manager), Emma Reid (Senior Partnerships Manager), Katherine Sayer (Philanthropy and Legacies Manager) and Claire Wright (Grants Manager). Find out more about them and their roles raising money to support the Company’s work.
Development Director Andrew Given hosts the proceedings.
Meet our Sopranos
Recorded 09 June 2021
The last stop on our tour around our choral sections is the Sopranos – the ladies able to hit all the high notes!
Come meet super sopranos Joanne Appleby, Ella Kirkpatrick, Natalie Herman and Jane Read as they talk about their experiences of being part of the award-winning ENO Chorus.
Music Director Martyn Brabbins will host the proceedings.
ENO Quiz Live - Act III
Recorded 02 June 2021
Have you been paying attention for the last 60+ ENO TV events? We’re putting you to the test with Act III of our ENO Quiz!
Hosted by Hugh De La Bedoyere (ENO Commercial Producer), Nathan Lamb (Head of Retail and Commercial) and Leonn Summers (Head of Front of Houseand Operations), our quiz will look back over the last year of ENO TV events, and test your knowledge of the operas coming up in our 2021/22 Season.
Meet our Strings
Recorded 26 May 2021
Continuing our musical journey around the orchestra pit, this time we feature our super String players. Join Catherine Haggo (Tutti First Violin), Samantha Hutchins (Tutti Viola), Terry Nettle (Sub-Principal No.4 Viola) and Glen Sheldon (Tutti Second Violin) as we find out what it takes to pluck up the courage to perform in the award-winning ENO Orchestra!
Martin Fitzpatrick will host the proceedings as we get to know these talented musicians and immerse ourselves in the sumptuous sound of strings.
Meet our Props Team
Recorded 19 May 2021
There’s no denying that sets, props and costumes play an essential role in bringing any opera production to life on stage. Come meet members of our ENO Props team to find out more about them and how they came to forge a career in prop making. Plus, hear them talk about the prop making process, sharing a few tricks of the trade and discover some of the weird yet wonderful props they have been asked to create, all in the name of opera.
Meet our Tenors
Recorded 12 May 2021
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.
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
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.
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.