Jonathan Newton wearing a dark suit and holding a violin

Jonathan Newton


When did you join the orchestra?
I joined ENO in 2000.

Favourite ENO opera?
Der Rosenkavalier

Best ENO moment?
Meeting my wife, who also plays in the 2nd violins!

How did you start?
I started playing the violin when I took my sister’s lesson, as she was sick.

Passion outside of opera?
Outside opera I enjoy gardening at my allotment, DIY, coding and electronics with my son.

Last updated: 23rd February 2024