Richard Jarman in the Times today on the plight of ENO:
A bankrupt opera company does nobody any good, not least those who have depended on it for their livelihood. Look no further than New York, where the city’s respected second company, New York City Opera, went through a few years of death agonies before the waters parted, the vessel sank and life in the city went on. Except for those who had lost their jobs.
Full article here.