ENO announces Studio Live casts and three new Harewood Artists

Acis and Galatea
will take place at ENO’s historic rehearsal studios, Lilian Baylis House. Paul Bunyan will be ENO’s first collaboration with Wilton’s Music
Hall. Both pieces are being performed by ENO for the very first time and
celebrate the integral roles that Handel and Britten have played in the
company’s history.

In addition, ENO have announced that three exceptional young singers Rowan
Pierce, Alex Otterburn and William Morgan will become ENO Harewood Artists
with immediate effect. The ENO Harewood Artist programme was established in
1998 as a means of providing a full-time training and performance scheme
for exceptionally talented singers at the beginning of their careers. They
will join current ENO Harewood Artists Andri Bjˆrn RÛbertsson, Katie
Coventry, Eleanor Dennis, Matthew Durkan, David Ireland, Rhian Lois, Elgan
Llyr Thomas, Soraya Mafi, Samantha Price, Boûidar Smiljani?, Katie
Stevenson and David Webb.

Acis and Galatea
(six performances, 9-16 June 2018, Lilian Baylis House)

Directed by Sarah Tipple, designed by Justin Nardella and conducted by
Nicholas Ansdell Evans, Acis and Galatea features four exciting
young British singers. Tenor Alexander Sprague and soprano Lucy Hall sing
the title roles. ENO Harewood Artist Matthew Durkan sings the role of
Polyphemus and Bradley Smith makes his ENO debut as Damon.

Paul Bunyan

(six performances, 3-8 September, Wilton’s Music Hall)

Directed by Jamie Manton, designed by Camilla Clarke and conducted by
Matthew Kofi Waldren, Paul Bunyan will be a celebration of ENO’s
exceptional emerging and in-house talent. Roles will be sung by ENO
Harewood Artists (Elgan Llyr Thomas, Rowan Pierce, William Morgan) and
members of ENO’s award-winning Chorus.

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Photo credit: Simon Goldsmith