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Not seen on the London stage for over 30 years, the ENO brings the compelling opera Akhnaten back to the capital. Written by American master composer Philip Glass, Akhnaten is the culmination of Glass’s trilogy of biographical operas which also includes Einstein on the Beach (Albert Einstein) and Satyagraha (Mohandas Ghandi).

Akhnaten examines the life of pharaoh Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV), father to Tutankhamun, husband to Nefertiti and prophet of one of the world’s earliest monotheistic religions. Drawing on ancient hymns, letters, inscriptions and prayers, Akhnaten is sung in the original Akkadian, Hebrew and Egyptian.

Directed by Artistic Director of Improbable Phelim McDermott (Satyagraha, The Perfect American), starring Anthony Roth Costanzo, conducted by Karen Kamensek and boasting stunning visuals to match its inspiring score, Akhnaten a truly fascinating and engrossing theatre event.

Playing for just seven performances at the London Coliseum on the West End, book you tickets to Akhnaten today.

Blurb by Sophie Korevaar.


33 St Martin's Lane, Westminster, London

Cancellation Policy

No refunds or exchanges after booking.


2hrs 50mins.

Good To Know

Sung in Egyptian, Hebrew and Akkadian with no surtitles.

Where Do I Go

London Coliseum
St Martin's Lane

Nearest Underground:
Charing Cross - 0.2 miles
Northern Line
Leicester Square - 0.2 miles
Northern & Piccadilly Lines
Covent Garden - 0.3 miles
Piccadilly Line
Embankment - 0.3 miles
Bakerloo, Circle, District & Northern Lines

London Coliseum

33 St Martin's Lane, Westminster, London

Latest customer reviews

  • Wonderous otherwordly music and sound

    9 March 2016

    I love Philip Glass and I had seen Akhnaten before at ENO - 30 years ago I am told! I was entranced and saw it twice back then. I loved this new production too however, I was distracted by my worry that the jugglers would drop whatever they were juggling. The music, the singer and the chorus were all stupendous. The house was sold out and deservedly so. Long live ENO and its wonderful chorus.

    Sarah Confirmed ticket purchaser

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