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Thursday, November 2, 2023
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London , United Kingdom WC2N 4ES
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Mark Tousey

Wharton Goes to the English National Opera

La Traviata

We are delighted to invite you to a special evening at the opera at the Coliseum, courtesy of English National Opera.  We will be seeing Verdi's masterpiece, La Traviata.

Wharton Goes to The English National Opera


La traviata tells the story of the tragic love between the courtesan Violetta and the romantic Alfredo Germont. Violetta turns her back on a life of glamour, style and standing for the man she loves. But upper-class fashionable society, feeling itself spurned, decides it’s not a suitable match. Alfredo and Violetta’s love threatens to shame his family. His father directly appeals to Violetta to relinquish her one chance of happiness. Violetta submits and her act of self-sacrifice leads to her paying the ultimate price.

A Memorable Evening for Wharton

Not only will we attend the performance but we will also be taken on a house tour and be treated to a private reception with hot bowls, wine, soft drinks, and dessert.  We will have two receptions in the elegant Ellis Room: one with the main course prior to the performance, and the second afterwards for dessert.  The performance is short, lasting only 1:50 and will be performed without an interval.

The schedule for the evening is:

1800  Meet in the lobby of the Coliseum 

1815  House tour and talk

1845  Private reception: drinks and food

1930  Curtain up

2125  Private reception: dessert

2200  Carriages


You have the choice of seating with our special package: in the Stalls (£121.50) or in the Upper Circle (£107.50). These prices are all-inclusive.   

ENO have created a private page on their website for us to book our tickets. Click on the Register button above to make your booking.  Places are limited to 35, so book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that bookings are non-refundable except in the event of a cancellation of the performance.

If you have any questions, please email Mark Tousey at [email protected].

We look forward to seeing you on 2nd November for an evening of world-class opera.


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