As part of English National Opera's Production of Handel's Messiah the ENO have invited members of the community to join the production. Members of the Community Ensemble have been participating in rehearsals for the last few weeks. The production opens on Nov 27.
Read more about the rehearsal process on the ENO's blog
Read more about the production in the ENO's digital opera guide
Listen to a report by Roland Taylor from English National Opera's rehearsal space in West Hampstead where he met the 47 or so members of the public preparing to be part of the ENO's Messiah production. Although they will not be singing in the production they all wanted to get a flavour of the work with which many of them are unfamiliar. Hear the rehearsal and some of the participants' thoughts on being involved. Introduced by assistant chorus master Nic Chalmers.
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