Thursday, 12 March 2015

London - Opera at the Coliseum Mar 2015

Last week we travelled down to London.
The purpose was to get to see/hear English National Opera perform their new production of Wagner's Mastersinger's of Nuremburg.

In the centre of London - St.Martin's in the Field

Visitors from the North - Are we?

Lord Horatio Nelson looks down on Trafalgar Square 

Opera goers relax before the late afternoon performance starts.
Apologies to George Washington
A fine statue of the first President of the United States of America 1789
See this link to learn more about the statue and George Washington

South Africa House (opened in 1933) in Trafalgar Square -
the Flag of South Africa (adopted in 1994 at their general election as a democracy)
This photo shows the Tower and Globe of the London Coliseum Theatre, built in 1904
Our venue for ENO's wonderful performance of The Mastersingers
The opera had not been sung by the Company for over 30 years!
Chris and I came here to see it when we got engaged way back in 1971!!

1 comment:

  1. Didn't we have a lovely time the day we went to London !!
    Yes lots of memories thanks Anton xx