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  1. In remembrance of Judith Ackrill

    19th October 2018

    ‘‘English Touring Opera has learned of the death of Judith Ackrill. Remarkable, incisive, beautiful Judith was a friend, supporter, advisor and trustee of English Touring Opera for 24 years. She understo...Read more

  2. Office Closure in w/c 23 July 2018

    16th July 2018

    The ETO office will be closed from Saturday 21 – Sunday 29 July. Normal business shall resume on Monday 30 July. You can book your tickets via the venue’s website as normal. The tour dates can be found h...Read more

  3. Attend an audience focus group - we want to hear from you!

    25th June 2018

    Date: 19 July 2018Location: Central LondonOn Thursday 19 July, English Touring Opera are hosting a series of focus groups and we'd welcome you to register. Come and share your thoughts and join a conversation abo...Read more

  4. ETO’s music director Michael Rosewell to step down from his position

    24th May 2018

    English Touring Opera's distinguished Music Director, Michael Rosewell, has announced that he will be stepping down from his position as Music Director for ETO at the end of 2018. Rosewell has worked with English...Read more

From the Blog

  1. Double Trouble: Five Facts about Henry Purcell and Giacomo Carissimi

    19th October 2018

    Image Source   Image SourceHenry PurcellA Musical Family – It was perhaps destined for Purcell to have a career in music due to all of his family also being musicians. His mother and father had close c...Read more

  2. Behind the Scenes at Dido & Aeneas Rehearsals

    21st September 2018

    Director Seb Harcombe and Soprano Sky Ingram on their involvement in English Touring Opera’s upcoming production of Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas, their careers, and their advice for budding artists.Read more

  3. Get a Handle on Handel: Five Facts about George Frideric Handel

    3rd August 2018

    Considered to be one of the leading Baroque composers of his time, George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) is celebrated for his operas, oratorios and chamber music. He adopted the nickname ‘The Great Bear’ due...Read more

  4. A Lasting Effect: What Should You Know About Carlo Gesualdo?

    20th July 2018

    As a part of our Autumn 2018 touring season, we'll be presenting the music of Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa in our Triple Bill, under the title 'I will not speak'.Read more

Your latest comments

  1. I participated in the chorus of the St Matthew Passion on 11 Nov 18 at the Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Ian, with the ETO and the Old Street Band. They were stunning, and the way they engaged everyone on and off stage was inspirational. All …

    Said Ian Richardson
    about St Matthew Passion

  2. We saw this in Snape. Absolutely Beautifully sung and staged.
    Dido & Aeneas was quite stunning – the staging and acting magnificent, and with only eight in the cast. Voices were all beautiful.

    Said Philippa Watkins
    about Dido & Aeneas / Jonas / I Will Not Speak

  3. Loved your performance at Snape last night, made even more special by discovering one of your number were staying at the same pub as us which meant we had a great chat at breakfast. ETO now being followed

    Said John
    about Behind the Scenes at Dido & Aeneas Rehearsals

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