Anthony Whitworth-Jones is Acting Director at ENO.
Anthony was General Director of Garsington Opera from 2005 until 2012 and oversaw the company’s move to its present, widely acclaimed, new theatre in Wormsley Estate. Prior to which he was Artistic Director at the Casa da Musica Porto, Portugal at the time of the opening of the acclaimed new building, designed by Rem Koolhaas. Anthony was General Director at Dallas Opera House as the planning for the building of a state-of-the-art opera house was taking shape and chief executive at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, responsible, with the Music Director and Director of Productions, for all artistic policy. It was under his watch that Glyndebourne moved from its original theatre to its new prestigious theatre. His first job in music was as Administrative Director of the London Sinfonietta.
He is a Trustee of the Leonard Ingrams Foundation, board member of the Young Classical Artist Trust, and Chairman of the Michael Tippett Musical Foundation.