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