Officials from Equity vote unanimously to strike after failing to agree new terms with ENO management
Cheap tickets and touring could solve the crisis
Among the signatories are opera directors, conductors, musicians and singers
Rufus Norris’s National Theatre is wrong to scale back on Sunday opening
The Royal Opera House has lost a respected leader
Blur frontman Damon Albarn and Monty Python star Terry Gilliam have joined forces to encourage new audiences to go to the opera.
Meet Mr T, the Hollywood veteran making his London debut in 'Dr Dee'
Edward Seckerson speaks to Benedict Nelson, Nicky Spence, and Duncan Rock who star in ENO's new production of Billy Budd
It's not only the narrative tension that turns on interlocking screws in Glyndebourne's production of Britten's claustrophobic masterpiece.
Sarah Tynan is one of English National Opera's great success stories.
This Romeo is all over the place. On the one hand, it stars the Bolshoi's magnificent Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova – charisma to their fingertips, his lithe warmth to her fizzing attack. On the other, this is a production where designs, performance styles and even venue haven't been introduced to each other.
One of the sensations of last year's opera calendar was the London showing of Dmitri Tcherniakov's revelatory Bolshoi staging of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin.
We have visited this hostile land before, but Benedict Andrews' cast is fully engaged and Monteverdi's score beautifully played
The "one little maid in attendance come" or, to be more precise, the delectable Yum-Yum, arrived hot-foot from rehearsals for the 25th Anniversary revival of Jonathan Miller's staging of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado in the petite blond personage of Sophie Bevan.
Sir John Tomlinson - one of the great Wagnerians of our time and surely the greatest Wotan since Hans Hotter - returns to English National Opera to sing the role of Gurnemanz, the eldest and wisest of the Grail knights, in Wagner's last opera Parsifal.
Opera is the one thing MIKE FIGGIS hasn't done before and as he bows in at English National Opera with Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia he talks at length to EDWARD SECKERSON about theatre, film, and his first love - music.