Opera returns to east London. English Touring Opera's spring season opens on 2 March at Hackney Empire with Così fan tutte. Simon Boccanegra (an unfortunate clash with the opening of Written on Skin at the ROH) and Donizetti's The Siege of Calais follow.
All are new productions, with terrific casting, so it's not surprising that most of the best tickets have already been snapped up. Move swiftly if you want a stalls seat.