About OPERA: Nixon in China
ENO revives Peter Sellars's powerful production of Adams's Nixon in China for the first time since its London stage premiere in 2000.
'A breathtaking opera that transforms one moment of history into a timeless myth' The Observer, Nixon in China remains the greatest contemporary work in the Company's repertoire.
Former ENO Music Director Paul Daniel is reunited with the ENO Orchestra and cast members James Maddalena and Janis Kelly, in an original piece of musical theatre that captures Richard Nixon's historic encounter with Mao Tse-tung in 1972.
With its electrifying score, poetic libretto and thrilling choreography, 'no praise can be too high' The Daily Telegraph.