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  1. Christmas Opening Hours

    12th December 2018

    The ETO office will be closed from Saturday 22 December – Tuesday 1 January. Normal business shall resume on Wednesday 2 January. You can book your tickets via the venue’s website as normal. The tour dat...Read more

  2. In remembrance of Sally Silver

    29th November 2018

    We heard the sad news of the death on Tuesday 27 November of soprano Sally Silver. Sally was an extremely gifted lyric soprano; her voice was rich and flexible, and she was a fine musician and colleague. Her most re...Read more

  3. 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

  4. 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

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. This was my first experience of one of the great pieces of church music when I started Grammar School. I’ve loved church music ever since. How lucky you were to hear a live performance.

    Said Sheila Jones
    about St Matthew Passion

  2. Malvern Priory last Sunday: a compelling,masterful performance brought to life by the dramatic interaction of singers and musicians; JSBach’s genius made manifest. More powerful than any sermon. We suffered with Christ.Thank You.

    Said Chris Williams
    about St Matthew Passion

  3. At the end of the Sheffield performance last night a member of the audience sitting behind my daughter said to her:
    “That was bloody brilliant! We went to X last Easter to see the Passion and it was this famous conductor and it was just turgid and b…

    Said John Schofield
    about St Matthew Passion

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