Damon Albarn: ‘I want to write a new opera’

Damon Albarn has revealed that he’s keen to write another opera following the success of last year’s production of Dr Dee.

Speaking at the English National Opera (ENO) in London this morning (October 3), the Blur frontman said: “I’ve got a really good idea. I’m not going to say what it is, but it’s interesting.”

Albarn was at ENO to help launch Undress For The Opera, a new scheme to attract younger people to the opera with lower prices and a relaxed dress code. Albarn backed the idea, saying: “I quite like dressing up, but I also like to have the choice. I like the ritual of dressing up to go and see something, but at the same time you don’t have to.”

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