Cover Story: Cait Frizzell

Soprano Cait Frizzell, one of a number of the Royal College of Music’s students who are covering roles in ETO’s coming season of Baroque Opera from Venice, shares her experiences of rehearsals. Cait is covering the role of Isiphile in Cavalli’s Jason. Hi y’all! My name is Cait, and I’m writing to you from the […]

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Music for a Venetian Orphanage

This autumn, English Touring Opera perform a programme of music written by Vivaldi for the Ospedale della Pietà orphanage in Venice. Vivaldi spent most of his life working at this orphanage, which was a place where illegitimate children of local aristocrats were sent. Amongst the distinguished guests invited to performances was Jean-Jacques Rousseau who described […]

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