ETO on BBC Radio 3's In Tune

Thursday 6 October 2011

Members of English Touring Opera and the Old Street Band

Singers and period players from English Touring Opera were invited to play live in the In Tune studio yesterday ahead of the start of ETO’s autumn tour of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and Handel’s Xerxes and Flavio.

Performers Julia Riley, Lina Markeby and Kitty Whately sung highlights from all three operas accompanied by English Touring Opera’s period orchestra, the Old Street Band. Conductors Jonathan Peter Kenny and Joseph McHardy were also in the studio to discuss this season’s productions with presenter Sean Rafferty.

Click below to listen to an extract from the programme.

BBC Radio 3 In Tune: Xerxes by English Touring Opera
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