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What's OnThe Dead City: A Production of Love, Loss, and Obsession

Step into a world of haunting beauty and dark obsession with ENO's latest production of Eric Wolfgang Korngold's cult classic opera, The Dead City.

  • Dates - 19/05/2023
  • Location English National Opera, Saint Martin's Lane, London, UK
  • Price £-£££

This mesmerising production, directed by ENO Artistic Director Annilese Miskimmon, is a thrilling exploration of love, loss, and the blurred boundaries between memory and reality.

Starring Rolf Romei as Paul, Allison Oakes in the dual roles of the deceased Marie and her doppelgänger Marietta, and Sarah Connolly as the enigmatic housekeeper Brigitta, The Dead City is a tour-de-force of vocal and dramatic talent. And with Korngold's dynamic and exciting score conducted by the electrifying Kirill Karabits, this production promises to be an unforgettable night at the opera.

Don't miss your chance to experience the passion, intensity, and mystery of The Dead City. Book your tickets now and step into the dark recesses of this hauntingly beautiful masterpiece.

Supported by a host of generous sponsors, including Jake & Helene-Marie Shafran, Patti and George White, and the English National Opera Trust, this is a night at the opera you won't want to miss.

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