All the fun of the fair with Così fan tutte!

Summer is finally here as English National Opera's new production of Mozart's Così fan tutte transports you to 1950's Coney Island for an unforgettable holiday filled with romance, intrigue and all the fun of the fair.

The plot centres around two sisters, Fiordiligi  and Dorabella, who are enjoying a holiday in Coney Island with their fiancés, Ferrando and Guglielmo. The two couples are taking in the sights and sounds of the boardwalk where the sideshow performers keep them entertained. However, the fairground is a place where anything can happen - and its manipulative master, Don Alfonso, has a game to play with the lovers.

Giant teacups, carousels, bearded ladies and sword swallowers - Così fan tutte has it all. And all of this set against the backdrop of some of Mozart's most beautiful music. Follow the twists and turns of Mozart's classic comedy in this stunning new staging at the London Coliseum. Directed by Phelim McDermott of Improbable Theatre Company, Così fan tutte has proved a hit with both audiences and reviewers, being described by the Evening Standard as 'full of thrills and spills' and as 'a glorious night out'.

Award-winning Ryan Wigglesworth conducts the excellent cast led by the exceptional Kate Valentine and internationally renowned mezzo Christine Rice as the duped sisters. Outstanding baritone Roderick Williams plays the cynical Don Alfonso, who sets the opera's playful deception in motion.

Never been to the opera before, thought it wasn't for you or just never quite got around to it? Cosi fan tutte is just the ticket! English National Opera are renowned for their highly theatrical, creative productions and this show is no exception. So for the perfect treat this summer, surround yourself in the spectacular setting of London's largest theatre and soak up the atmosphere as this rollercoaster of a production unfolds.

Visit ENO's website to book tickets - but don't wait too long as the production must end 6 July.

Book here - http://www.eno.org/cosi

ENO's Così fan tutte runs at the London Coliseum. Tickets available from £12.

Keep up to date with all the lastest news, views and behind the scenes content by joining ENO on Facebook.

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