English Touring Opera

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Andrew Greenwood obituary
Other lives: Musician and conductor for whom the composer’s intentions were paramount

Sara Greenwood

25, Feb, 2021 @1:03 PM

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Lyric Solitude review – imaginative and immaculate
English Touring Opera’s new live season features three programmes of 20th-century pieces, each with a single singer and piano accompaniment

Andrew Clements

27, Oct, 2020 @11:04 AM

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Classical musicians plead for support as cancelled concerts blight income
Musicians and performing groups face a bleak future as the coronavirus shutdown has meant earnings evaporated overnight. Will the industry ever recover?

Imogen Tilden

25, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The week in classical: Giulio Cesare; Susanna – review
English Touring Opera hits the road with top-notch Handel

Stephen Pritchard

14, Mar, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Così fan tutte review – has wit and hilarity of 1930s screwball comedy
An elegant setting of 1930s Alexandria, a strong cast and superb singing make this stylish staging the most enjoyable in years

Tim Ashley

10, Mar, 2020 @10:32 AM

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St John Passion review – immersive and communal Bach staging is deeply touching
Intensity and urgency underpin English Touring Opera’s communal reflections on faith, loss and mortality

Tim Ashley

08, Mar, 2020 @10:54 AM

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The week in classical: The Silver Lake/The Seraglio; Orpheus in the Underworld; Miss Julie – review
Humanity wins out in a compelling English Touring Opera season from which ENO’s misjudged Offenbach could learn much

Fiona Maddocks

12, Oct, 2019 @11:00 AM

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The Silver Lake/The Seraglio review – timely steps with English Touring Opera
Mozart’s culture clash comedy is impeccably paired with Weill’s parable where poverty and privilege compete under the malign eye of the far right

Tim Ashley

10, Oct, 2019 @10:12 AM

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Elizabeth I and Macbeth review – rare Rossini and riveting Verdi
English Touring Opera’s staging of Rossini’s Tudor drama is the first in Britain since 1818, while their Scottish tragedy is among the company’s finest achievements

Tim Ashley

10, Mar, 2019 @12:42 PM

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The week in classical: The Merry Widow; Elizabeth I; Odyssean Ensemble – review
Sarah Tynan’s star turn in The Merry Widow lifts a panto-style production let down by smutty jokes

Stephen Pritchard

10, Mar, 2019 @8:00 AM

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The week in classical: Other Worlds; Cendrillon; St Matthew Passion – review
John Luther Adams’s end of the world proves strangely consoling. And out on the road with Cinders and Bach

Stephen Pritchard

04, Nov, 2018 @8:00 AM

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The week in classical: Porgy and Bess; ETO triple bill; Passion review – from Catfish Row to Carthage
ENO’s first ever Porgy and Bess is a resounding triumph. Elsewhere, a harmonious triple bill and a seamless fusion of dance, music and myth

Fiona Maddocks

20, Oct, 2018 @1:00 PM

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