ENO saddened to hear of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's death

19th April 2022 in News

Everyone at the ENO is heartbroken to learn of the death of Sir Harrison Birtwistle. His musical influence was unparalleled and we were proud to recently collaborate with him on The Mask of Orpheus. We send our love and condolences to all of his family, friends and colleagues.

Martyn Brabbins, Music Director, the ENO, said: “Harrison was a much loved collaborator and mentor whose work has inspired generations of musicians. It has been a great honour to work with him over the years and I, alongside my colleagues at the ENO, will miss him greatly.”