Time Out says
Posted: Sat Jan 5 2013
The Coliseum's 2,359-seat auditorium, built as a grand music hall in 1904 by the renowned architect Frank Matcham, was restored to its former glory in 2004 as part of an £80 million restoration. Residents English National Opera (ENO) and English National Ballet perform under artistic director John Berry and the programme veers from populist to highbrow. Unlike at the Royal Opera House, all works here are performed in English.
What's on at London Coliseum
Film, West End, Film and video, Contemporary opera
The latest work from visual artist Matthew Barney, 'River of Fundament' is a three act, five-hour-plus opera-film that very loosely – and very expensively – adapts Norman Mailer's novel 'Ancient Evenings' into a parable of American decay. It seemingly...