English National Opera (London Coliseum)
Located at the London Coliseum, English National Opera is one of the two opera theaters in the country. Another Royal Opera House in Covent Garden is located. This opera is well known for its large-scale productions and its wealth of scenery and costumes, attracting a large audience. Performances start date to 1898. For decades, the opera and expanded gradually began to specialize in Shakespearean productions. During the two world wars, the opera was closed due to security measures, and her troupe toured all over England to raise the morale of the British. After World War II, the theater reopened with "Peter Grimes" - staged by British composer Benjamin Britten. After several decades of successful prime opera moved to the Coliseum, and later, in the early 1970s changed its name to the English National Opera. Coliseum, thanks to its central location near Trafalgar Square was the site of many famous performances. First discovered that a building in 1904.