Review of touring opera provision in England.

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English Touring Opera’s autumn season centres on two great baroque works, Handel’s Giulio Cesare and Rameau’s Dardanus. They’re poles apart in style: Rameau’s tragédie lyrique – tense, declamatory and reined in – is almost antithetical to Handel’s expansive, bravura take on Roman history.

Opera. Three ways not to do tragicomedy: English Touring Opera reviewed While ETO's new La Calisto refuses to drop its panto-grin and their Xerxes tips into bufoonery, their Ulysses erases all. Find English Touring Opera events and buy tickets, read reviews and articles and watch videos of performances.

Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 31 January View it here Dismiss EN FR DE ES. English Touring Opera's Autumn season, touring England this October and November, features three classics of French opera. English Touring Opera has announced details of its Spring season, which features rare bel canto gems by Donizetti, a Puccini favourite, and two new operas for young people.

W ith this hugely enjoyable production of Offenbach’s problematic masterpiece, English Touring Opera hits the jackpot. Catch it on its forthcoming tour – I guarantee you an evening rich in 5/5. English Touring Opera’s reinvention of the work in terms of German early cinema suits it well, even if not all the ideas come off.

Sam Furness is terrific in the title role Published: 12 Oct The Marriage of Figaro review – beguiling cast bring clarity to the confusion 4 out of 5 stars. English Touring Opera’s production is beautifully sung and manages to bring out the tenderness within the comedy.

Published: 2 Mar The Marriage of Figaro review – beguiling cast bring clarity to the confusion. Opera and ballet are important and popular artforms in England. They are rooted in our shared European cultural history and make a unique contribution to contemporary culture.

Opera and ballet bring together large numbers of skilled artists, technicians and craftspeople and the seven companies listed above play a significant role in England’s.

Patience review – Gilbert and Sullivan's satire still stings in ETO’s expertly comic production on 10 March. Box office: Then touring until 3 : George Hall. English Touring Opera are extending the broadcast period of Bach’s St John Passion until 10 May, following an overwhelming response.

Our first ever broadcast premiered with a communal listening experience on Easte. Grange Park Opera. A former Great British Brand, Grange Park Opera is housed in The Theatre in the Woods, a five-tier opera house at year-old West Horsley Place, on the edge of London and close to the Surrey Hills.

Known as a demi-Eden, visitors can enjoy the historic walled gardens, sun-dappled woodland, a year old orchard and the sprawling ancient house. Tim Yealland is to receive an MBE as part of the New Year’s Honours for his work as Head of Education at English Touring Opera.

Tim Yealland has been librettist and director of over 20 operas in his role at ETO. Jack & the Beanstalk was performed by three singers and twelve players from English Touring Opera in this fabulous retelling of the story for Key Stage 1 pupils.

One Day, Two Dawns Winner of RPS Music Award, Education   English Touring Opera takes to the road with novice opera director Blanche McIntyre’s staging of Puccini’s political thriller, set in Rome in Author: George Hall.

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In we ended our residency at the King’s Head Theatre in order to develop our touring; education and participation programmes; and to create more ambitious and innovative productions than a residency in one small.

© The Opera Project Ltd Privacy PolicyPrivacy Policy. All of ETO’s venues in England are receiving at least one of the two new productions; King Priam is touring to a further nine theatres and Paul Bunyan is performed at 12 more venues during the Spring tour. About us. SinceEnglish Touring Opera (ETO) have visited more towns and cities than any other UK opera company.

ETO’s commitment to delivering outstanding live opera productions to every region of England saw it visit 29 venues inchallenging the the geographical barriers that many face in accessing live opera. English Touring Opera announces its Spring season, featuring a host of new talent in Blanche McIntyre's Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro and a revival of the Puccini: Il.

It seems to have been a week for imaginatively creative solutions to the problems of performing Baroque opera. No sooner than Daisy Evans and the Academy of Ancient music gave us a radical new version of Purcell's King Arthur (see my review), than English Touring Opera (ETO) opened its Autumn tour at the Hackney Empire by performing Handel's Giulio /5.

English Touring Opera is an opera company in the United Kingdom founded in under the name Opera 80 by the then-existing Arts Council of Great Britain. In the company changed to its present name. Today it is sponsored in part by Arts Council England as well as receiving support from individual and corporate sponsors, plus trusts and foundations.

The company aims to bring high quality opera to areas of England. The Telegraph ★★★★ The Arts Desk. Mozart’s combination of glorious music and comedy make Così fan tutte an enduring favourite, a story of young love and fidelity.

It is in many ways Mozart’s most perfect opera, and was his third collaboration with librettist Da Ponte, following their successes with The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni.

English Touring Opera is the leading touring opera company in the UK. ETO travels to more regions and to more venues than any other English opera company, touring annually to around 55 venues and presenting as many as performances per year.

Their aim is to offer opera. English Touring Opera’s first foray into the world of Gilbert and Sullivan proves emphatically that it shouldn’t be its last. The main satirical target of Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera 4/5.

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Cast announced for Private Peaceful Tour. Originating at Nottingham Playhouse the Private Peaceful tour will play in Ipswich, Plymouth, Richmond, and Oxford.

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