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English Touring Opera prepare for the return of live performances this Autumn
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English Touring Opera prepare for the return of live performances this Autumn

English Touring Opera are working to produce a live season of lyric theatre this Autumn, touring in October and November. This programme is being designed to observe social distancing guidelines, in the interest of the safety of our artists and audience. For this reason, English Touring Opera have had to put aside for the moment the ambitious season of three twentieth century British operas (The Turn of the Screw, The Knot Garden and Greek) which the company was scheduled to produce this Autumn. Instead it hopes to create a series of lyric monodramas, made of 20th century operas and song cycles composed for solo singer and accompanist by composers such as Dominick Argento, Benjamin Britten, Francis Poulenc, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Michael Tippett. The company hopes to be able to bring...