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  1. Autumn 2020: Back in rehearsals

    24th September 2020

    This month, ETO began rehearsals on our Autumn 2020 season. A team of artists are working on a programme of lyric monodramas that can be toured nationally whilst keeping audiences, artists and staff safe. The compan...Read more

  2. English Touring Opera design new season of socially distanced, live performances

    5th June 2020

    At English Touring Opera we are working to produce a live season of lyric theatre this Autumn, touring in October and November. This programme is being designed to observe social distancing guidelines in the interest...Read more

  3. Online workshops for children with SEND

    30th April 2020

    Inclusive weekly music workshops for children with SEND led by Bradley TravisRead more

  4. Warm Technical - a new series of videos

    29th April 2020

    Dear ETO friends Following the film version of our production of Bach’s St John Passion (which is still running after our release on Easter Sunday), and the launch of our series of filmed singing lessons for childr...Read more

From the Blog

  1. The Silver Lake - A Director's Note

    24th September 2019

    From the Autumn 2019 season programmeRead more

  2. Behind the Scenes at Dido and 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. 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

  4. 'This Is My Bed' goes to Luxembourg: Q and A with the cast

    28th June 2018

    This week, I’ve been catching up with the cast and director of this year’s opera for audiences with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). This Is My Bed is being taken to Luxembourg to be perf...Read more

Your latest comments

  1. A very interesting and informative introduction to a real classic . I read it after seeing the show. Very unwise of me , but I must say that the show was a stunning interpretation with a brilliant mise en scène .

    Said Fabienne Pessayre
    about The Silver Lake - A Director's Note

  2. This is a really fascinating introduction, thank you, James. Very much looking forward to seeing this production soon!


    Said Jenny Helfrecht
    about The Silver Lake - A Director's Note

  3. We thought your Elisabetta at Exeter was absolutely wonderful. Glorious singing and orchestra and the pre show talk was extremely interesting and helpful when watching. We enjoyed the subtitle ‘comments’ too.
    Thank you so much. Weill will be our ne…

    Said Sheila Read
    about Elizabeth I

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Autumn 2020 Cast Announcement

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