Recent Performances

Olivier Awards 2012
In the 2012 Laurence Oliver Awards, the ENO Castor & Pollux won in the Best Opera Production category. Amanda Holden’s translation of the opera was nominated in the other opera category, – Outstanding Achievement in Opera – the first time a translation has received an Oliver nomination.


La bohème, ENO; 16 October – 26 November
The Barber of Seville, ENO; 28 September – 11 November
Madam Butterfly Gubbay/RAH; 26 February – 15 March


Madam Butterfly The Opera Project at the Tobacco Factory, Bristol; 11 peformannces, October
Gloria by H K Gruber:

    Mahogany Opera Group
    Hull Truck Theatre, Hull – 17 May 2014
    Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Norwich Playhouse – 20 & 21 May 2014
    Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House – 16, 17, 18, 19 July 2014
    Buxton Opera House, Buxton Festival – 23 & 26 July 2014
    Vorarlberger Landestheater, Bregenz Festival – 31 July & 2 August 2014
    New York Philharmonic
    Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 29, 31, 31 May

Rodelinda ENO; Spring (first night 28 Feb 2014)


Figaro Hampstead Garden Opera; 10 performances, November
The Magic Flute Opera Project; 8 performances, October
Carmen New Garden Opera; 17 performances, Summer
Pagliacci & Il tabarro, Opera Theatre of St Louis, Missouri, USA; 8 performances, 1 -29 June
Carmen Opera Theatre Company, Eire; 13 performances, May – Oct
Partenope, Opera Australia in Melbourne; 4 performances, 2nd, 4th, 6th & 8th May
La Bohème, ENO; 29 April – 29 June
The Barber of Seville, ENO; 25 February – 16 March
Carmen, Raymond Gubbay, Albert Hall; 21 February – 1 March


Don Giovanni Mid Wales Opera Festival and tour; September to November
Il re pastore New Chamber Opera at New College, Oxford; 8 perfs July 4-15 2012
Caligula by Detlev Glanert, new production, English National Opera, London; May/June
Carmen new production, Opera Theatre of St Louis, Missouri, USA;  May/June
Der Freischütz concert performances including narration by AH, Colin Davis, LSO, Barbican, London; 19th & 21st April


Bliss Hamburg Staatsoper, November
Castor & Pollux new production, ENO, London; October/November
Madam Butterfly new production, Mid Wales Opera, opens in Newtown; September, then autumn tour until November
Falstaff The Opera Project, Longborough, July
Don Giovanni The Opera Project; May, June, July
Aida new production, Riverside Opera, Epsom, Surrey
Partenope Opera Australia, Sydney
Madam Butterfly Raymond Gubbay/RAH, London


La bohème ENO
Falstaff new production, Mid Wales Opera, tour
Dichterliebe premiere of translation, Chichester Festival, Sussex
Alcina new production, Opera Theatre Ireland; Irish tour and Buxton Festival
Cinderella (Rossini), new production, Iford Festival Opera, Bath, Somerset
Carmen Raymond Gubbay/O2 London
Bliss world premiere of opera by Brett Dean to libretto by AH:
Opera Australia. Sydney, Melbourne, Edinburgh and – second production – Hamburg
Lucia di Lammermoor ENO, London

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