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English National Opera

Published: 09 October 2020 | 14:19 PM Updated: 04 December 2020 | 10:05 AM
Agreement

Agreements between English National Opera (ENO) and Musicians' Union (MU) for employed and freelance orchestral players

Rates of pay for freelance players effective from 1 March 2016

Opera Fees per session (up to 3 hours)

Tutti Sub-Principal Principal
£105.60 £110.33 £114.86

Overtime per 15 minutes (S&O, dress rehearsals & performances)

Session Length Tutti Sub-Principal Principal
3-4½ hours £8.80 £9.19 £9.57
over 4½ hours £13.20 £13.79 £14.36

Distance / travel (Outside Transport for London Zone 3)

Distance Travel
15p per mile 15p per mile

Subsistence allowance (Outside Transport for London Zone 3)

Leave after 1:00pm & return after 6:00pm or leave before 1:00pm & return before 6:00pm £13.20
Leave before 1:00pm & return after 6:00pm £20.30
Each full day away on tour £20.30
Overnight stay Hotel provided (3* with full breakfast)

Late return

midnight - 12:30am 12:30 - 1:00am 1:00 - 2:00am
£4.65 £9.25 £13.90

Porterage

Group A Group B Group C Group D
£17.25 £14.15 £10.10 Negotiable

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Contact details

Orchestra Manager: Madeleine Ridout

ENO, London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES

Tel: +44 (0)20 7845 9354 | 07788972225

mridout@eno.org

MU Steward: TBD
MU H&S Representatives: Simon Couzens and David Spencer

Porterage Categories

Group A - Kit Drums, Electric Guitar

Group B - Bass saxophone, Tuba, Double Bass

Group C - Contra Bassoon, Baritone Saxophone, Cello, Trombone + 1 other brass instrument, French Horn + 1 other brass instrument,

Group D - Harp, Percussion instruments, Timpani, Organ, Electronic keyboards