English National Opera chorus go on strike

chorus of the English National Opera (ENO) went on strike last night – and gave
a free performance of Verdi’s Requiem at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden,
London, in protest.

industrial action follows the demands of the ENO’s management for the redundancies
of 20 choristers, a third of the chorus.

Dyer, an ENO tenor, said: "This act of cultural vandalism will rip the
heart out of a great company.

is not a requiem for ENO. Not yet. It’s a wake-up call that demands to be

By Quentin Reade

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