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Following the overwhelming success of ETO’s performances of J. S. Bach’s great choral masterpieces, ETO will present St John Passion in an immersive and semi-staged performance. Professional soloists perform with local choirs as well as period orchestra, the Old Street Band, for these distinctive and reimagined performances.
ETO have commissioned new translations of the Chorales from theological and literary figures including the Anglican priest, journalist and broadcaster, Dr Giles Anthony Fraser and former Archbishop of Canterbury and poet, Dr Rowan Williams.
Sung in English and German, with English surtitles.
English Touring Opera (ETO)
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 110 performances per year. Their aim is to offer opera to everyone, with a varied repertoire of high-quality professional productions featuring some of the finest talent in opera. ETO are an Olivier Award winning company, having won the Outstanding Achievement in Opera Award at thE 2014 ceremony.
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