English National Opera Closes Amidst Lockdowns

The Royal Opera House and the English National Opera have closed due to the newly imposed lockdowns in England

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Due to surges in Coronavirus cases, a new lockdown begun on November 5. The country will close down restaurants, bars, and ‘non essential’ businesses such as hair salons and gyms.

A statement on their website reads, “Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that the England is to go in to a month long lockdown, English National Opera is sorry to announce that our upcoming performances of Mozart’s Requiem and John Adams El Niño will no longer be performed to a live audience.”

“It may be that we can reschedule these performances for next year but we will not know that for a few weeks and so you may wish to take a credit note for the value of your tickets.”