As part of English National Opera's Production of Handel's Messiah, the ENO invited members of the community to participate.
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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