English National Opera: London Coliseum
9 minute walk
Britain's only full-time repertory opera company, based at the Coliseum, one of the largest and most magnificent theatres in the city.
Porgy and Bess
11 October - 17 November
Set against the backdrop of 1920s South Carolina, The Gershwins’ powerful and moving story explores the relationships of a close-knit community. Porgy attempts to save Bess from her violent lover Crown, but will Bess be able to move away from her dark past?
26 November 2018 - 22 February 2019
Puccini’s La bohème is one of opera’s most unforgettable tales. Seamstress Mimi calls on a group of her impoverished friends where she meets poet Rodolfo and instantly falls in love. But their love is put to the test against the harsh realities of poverty and ill health.