The WNO Chorus is a permanent, full-time ensemble of 40 singing actors. The Chorus is at the heart of the on-stage action of an opera. In some operas they make things happen and in others they feel what we feel as the drama unfolds and communicate this through song.
The Chorus is regarded as one of the finest in the world. Many members of the Chorus have been a part of the Company for some time. A number of Chorus members have worked in other fields such as teaching and the police before spending the majority of their careers doing what they love – singing on stage.
"It's good to be a member of a company with an International reputation but which also has a family feel. A Chorister gets to sing in a huge variety of musical styles and be a part of the productions that each of those styles invoke." Helen Greenaway, Mezzo Soprano