English Touring Opera announces new Music Advisory Panel

Alongside the recent appointment of conductor Gerry Cornelius as Music Director, English Touring Opera has appointed two new Artists in Association: Holly Mathieson and Jonathan Peter Kenny.  Mathieson is a…

ETO announce Autumn 2021 tour of Amadigi

English Touring Opera are delighted to announce a return to live performance from October 2021 with a national autumn tour of Handel’s Amadigi. The company has stayed connected with its…

English Touring Opera announce the appointment of Gerry Cornelius as Music Director

English Touring Opera is delighted to announce the appointment of Gerry Cornelius as the company’s new Music Director. Born of Irish & Sri Lankan parentage and raised in south-east London,…

ETO to launch Digital Season with Easter Sunday broadcast of St John Passion

ETO at Home: ETO launching its new streaming platform on the company’s website. St John Passion: ETO will launch its 2021 Digital Season on the platform with St John Passion on Easter Sunday…

Silenced art speaks powerfully in English Touring Opera’s Shostakovich-Britten pairing

Six years before he composed the Six Romances on Verses by British Poets (namely, Shakespeare, Raleigh and Burns), Shostakovich’s career as a composer of opera came to an abrupt halt…

English Touring Opera presents a powerful pairing of Tippett and Shostakovich

Michael Tippett’s 1943 cantata for tenor and piano, Boyhood’s End, was one of first vocal works composed specifically for Peter Pears and Benjamin Britten.  It was first performed on 5th…

English Touring Opera perform Tippett and Britten

Covid-19 brought English Touring Opera’s Spring 2020 tour of Giulio Cesare, Così fan tutte and the St John Passion to an untimely halt, but the company got back on the…