Head and shoulders portrait of Duncan Goode

Duncan Goode

Double Bass

When did you join?
In 1997.

Favourite ENO opera?
Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier.

Best ENO moment?
Peter Grimes  at the BBC Proms in 2012.

How did you start?
I began learning the double bass with Peter White at the local comprehensive school when I was 11 and playing in the orchestras at the North East Derbyshire Music Centre in Chesterfield.

Passion outside of opera?
Teaching double bass locally where I live in Norfolk, and looking after our three rescue dogs.

Last updated: 23rd February 2024