ENO Orchestra: Penelope Thompson

Penelope Thompson

Viola

When did you join?
I joined in 2001.

Favourite ENO opera?
Wagner’s The Valkyrie.

Best ENO moment?
Playing Act III of The Valkyrie at Glastonbury.

How did you start?
I began playing at the age of 6 because my mother wanted me to!

Passion outside of opera?
Reading, writing, hill-walking and cycling.

Last updated: 23rd October 2019