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English National Opera (ENO)

Opera company based at the London Coliseum theatre.
Founded by Lilian Baylis in 1931 as the Vic-Wells Opera as they performed at both The Old Vic and Salder's Wells Theatre. Stayed at Sadler's Wells until 1968 when they moved to the London Coliseum.
Name changed to ENO in 1974.

Toured the USa in 1984, Soviet Union (including Moscow, Kiev, Leningrad) in 1990.

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Productions at the London Coliseum are listed on that page.
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Ochestra/Chorus/Movement Group
1981-1982 Season
1990-1991 Season

1981-1982 Season
As at March 1982

Orchestra
InstrumentPlayed By
Orchestral ManagerJohn Cobb
Assistant to Orchestral ManagerWendy Hacker
Orchestral AdministratorRichard Smith
LeaderBarry Collins
Sub LeaderEdmund Reid
1st ViolinsSusheela Devi, Peggy Croxford, Trevor Addison, Jeremy Allen, Helen Allport, Ruth Benson, Michael Casey, Alex Cowdell, Michael Fletcher, Josephine Harding, Elizabeth Partridge, Eva Schay
2nd ViolinsThomas Cromwell, Joseph Tuban, Adrian Taylor, Anne Alexander, Philip Bentley, Trevor Childerson, George Edwards, Valerie Fink, John Hudson, Michael Lovejoy, Jack Moir, Adrienne Sturdy
ViolasDavid Emanuel/Maxwell Tonson, John Meek, Margaret Lamb, Elizabeth Barker, William Clark, Frank Cliff, Terence Hilton, Bernadine Knussen, Jenny Reason
CellosMartin Robinson, Nicholas Gethin, Mark Bailey, Geraldine Chalmers, Penny Cliff, Agnes Kory, Richard Smith
BassesKevin Rundell, Patrick Laurence, Albert Dennis, Edwin Hooson, Manny Shulman, John Holt
FlutesElmer Cole/Michael Axtell, Paul Chapman, Andrew Collier
OboesRoy Carter/John White, Thomas Higgins, Judith Thomas
ClarinetsHale Hambleton/Anthony Lamb, Peter Allen, Fergus Morrison
BassoonsBrian Wightman/Robert Jordan, Tom Hunnisett, Andrew Stowell
HornsJohn Tyler/Lance Baker, Barrie North, Anthony Burke, Albert Jenkins
TrumpetsMichael Hinton/David Appleyard, Simon Smith, Colin Clague
TrombonesLeon Taylor, Leslie Lake, Antony Lincoln
Bass TromboneLeslie Lake
TubaJohn Smith
HarpNans Wheldon
TimpaniRodney Newton, Adiran Millett
PercussionJohn Donaldson/Peter Fry, George Lawn
Orchestral Pit ManagerVictor Childe
Chorus
Voice TypeSingers
Chorus MasterLeslie Fyson
Assistant Chorus MasterEdgar Fleet
Chorus AdministratorHazel Vivienne
SopranosJanice Andrew, Moria Clark, Rachel Conway, Gloria Crane, Amanda Evans, Brenda Gale, Audrey Gunn, Georgina Holley, Marcia Masters, Jean Methven, Sara Mousley, Dorothy Nash, Christine Page, Linda Rands, Frances Reid, Carole Roscoe, Eileen Shayne, Alma Sheehan, Christine Thompson, Jean Trevelyan, Angela Wheeldon
Mezzo-SopranosGillian Ashby, Helen Barker, Elizabeth Boorman, Isolde Dawe, Elizabeth Denham, Pamela Fasso, Carolyn Hawthorn, Elaine Howarth, Elizabeth Howarth, Janet Leggat, Jean Manning, Chrystle Martin, Janet Mays, Jacqueline Montgomery, Eileen Shaw, Susan Underwood, Barbara Unwin, Diane Walker, Jane Whitehead, Carole Whyld, Mildred Wood
TenorsGlyn Adams, Derek Booth, Brian Casey, David Clyde, Trefor Davies, Raymund Dring, Neville Griffiths, Frank Harvey, James Higgins, Elvet Hughes, Paul Janssen, Alexander Magri, Gomer Morris, Ivor Morris, Joseph Riordan, Frank Snook, James Turner, Trevor Vaughan, Findlay Wilson, Iaian Young
BassesRoger Begley, Keith Bonnington, Maurice Bowen, Antony Brahms, Richard Burgess-Ellis, Anthony Cunningham, Patrick Healy, David Henderson, Gerald Holding, Peter Kestner, Nigel Leonard, Robert Luckham, William McGovern, Leigh Maurice, Paul Napier-Burrows, James Richards, Mark Richardson, John Riley-Schofield, Peter Tracey, Gordon Traynor
Movement Group
RoleMember
DirectorTommy Shaw
Repertory AssistantNicola Bowie
PianistElaine Korman
FemaleSalle Beck, Jocelyn Bowlan, Loraine Gill, Cornelia Hayes, Caroline Jennings, Rosemary Jolliffe, Rosemary Stacey, Jenny Weston
MalePeter Allen, Victor Dear, Peter Harper, Harry Henderson, Ross Huntly, Colin Jones, Gavin Roebuck, Peter Sim, Graham Tudor Philips, Kevin Vaughan

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1990-1991 Season
As at May 1991

Orchestra
InstrumentPlayed By
LeaderBarry Griffiths
Co-LeaderEdmund Reid
1st ViolinsSarah Whelan, Margaret Roseberry, Susheela Devi, Jeremy Allen, Helen Allport, Ruth Benson, Michael Casey, Alexander Cowdell, Josephine Harding, Simon Jackson, Eva Schay
2nd ViolinsGillian Eastwood, Joseph Tuban, Philip Bentley, Helen Pitslow, Elizabeth-Anne Neil, Susan Carvell, Thomas Cromwell, George Edwards, Valerie Fink, Michael Lovejoy, Adrienne Sturdy, Jayne Thom
ViolasMichael Cookson, Patrick Hooley, John Jeszard, Philip Heyman, John Forrester, William Clark, Terence Hilton, Delyth Johm, Jenny Reason, Mary Wright
CellosJohn Chillingworth, David Newby, William Bruce, David Perks, Geraldine Chalmers, Penny Cliff, Deborah Johnston
BassesRichard Lewis, Angela Schofield, Paul Kimber, Anita Langridge, Manny Shulman
FlutesElmer Cole/Daniel Pailthorpe, Alan Baker, Andrew Collier
OboesAndrew Cauthery/Ian Hardwick, Thomas Higgins, Judith Thomas
ClarinetsHale Hambleton/Anthony Lamb, Peter Allen, Fergus Morrison
BassoonsBrian Wightman/Robert Jordan, Andrew Stowell, Dominic Morgan
HornsJohn Tyler/John Thurgood, Andrew Antcliff, Alison Orr-Hughes, Anthony Chidell, Barrie North
TrumpetsColin Clague/Paul Beniston, Simon Smith
TrombonesLeon Taylor/Roger Brenner, Martin Kelly
Bass TromboneLeslie Lake
TubaJohn Smith
HarpAlison Martin
TimpaniWilliam Lockhart, Adrian Millett
PercussionJohn Harrod, Michael Doran, Clive Malabar
Orchestra ManagerRichard Smith
Assistant to Orchestra ManagerKaren Dennison
Orchestra AssistantWilliam Clark
Orchestra Pit ManagerPeter Hollaman
Assistant Pit ManagerRupert Casey
Chorus
Voice TypeSingers
Chorus MasterHarry Bicket
Assistant Chorus MasterStephen Clarke
Chorus RepetiteurTom Wade
SopranosJanice Andrew, Susan Burgess-James, Fiona Canfield, Moira Clark, Rachel Conway, Lyn Cook, Rachel Cowan, Gloria Crane, Julie Dalton, Fiammetta Doria, Anne Egglestone, Amanda Evans, Valerie Heath Davies, Georgina Holley, Helena Leonard, Marian Martin, Marcia Masters, Christine Thompson, Jean Trevelyan, Alison Weatherburn
Mezzo-SopranosGillian Ashby, Helen Barker, Penelope Beavon, Isolde Dawe, Christine Dix, Judith Douglas, Pamela Fasso, Ann Gall, Elaine Howarth, Karen Harper, Jean Manning, Janet Mays, Sara McGuiness, Jacqueline Montgomery, Eileen Shaw, Susan Sprague, Melodie Waddingham, Jane Whitehead
TenorsGlyn Adams, Benjamin Andrews, Ian Baar, Derek Booth, Richard Braesbrook, Brian Casey, Richard Cartmale, Brian Dean, Raymond Dring, Murray Kimmins, Graeme Lauren, Ivor Morris, David Newman, Stirling Penfold, Antony Rich, Joseph Riordan, Garry Sutcliffe, Deryck Huw Webb, Findlay Wilson
BassesRoger Begley, Keith Bonnington, Antony Brahms, Anthony Cunningham, Patrick Healy, David Henderson, Gerald Holding, Peter Kestner, Nigel Leonard, Robert Luckham, William McGovern, Leigh Maurice, Richard Mitchell, Paul Napier-Burrows, Christopher Ross, Peter Tracey, Gordon Traynor, Trevor Vaughan, Keel Watson, Greg Winter

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