ENO in crisis

Crisis at the Coliseum: Richard Fairman charts the financial travails and artistic triumphs of the beleaguered ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA. Think of a struggling opera company. For years it has bumped along from one financial crisis to the next. Now the bank manager’s patience is exhausted, and the loans are coming to an end. It does not help that there is another, glitzier “international” opera house a few minutes’ walk away. That one looks more stable, people say. Let the weakling fall…

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