An English composer with a diverse catalogue of chamber music, vocal & choral works and small-scale operas, Edward Lambert creates new ‘post-baroque’ music that is lucid and lyrical, harmonious and detailed. He has formed a company called The Music Troupe to give performances of new purpose-built chamber operas...


Recent works - The Cloak & Dagger Affair (chamber opera - at the Tete à Tete Festival August 8th 2018), The Visit to the Sepulchre (folk opera/oratorio),  The Butterfly’s Spell (chamber opera),  The Art of Venus (chamber opera Tête à Tête 2017),  Opera With A Title (Tête à Tête 2015),  Yin & Yang Cantata (Newbury 2016),  Aspects of Work (Manchester 2016),  The Catfish Conundrum (Tête à Tête & Brighton 2014 & 2015),  Six Characters in Search of a Stage (Brighton & mini tour 2014)


Scores are available to view on this website or may be downloaded by means of a Performance Restricted license from IMSLP

September 2017

The Oval Portrait

at The Brunel Museum, London

& Arts for Hungerford

August 2017 

The Art of Venus 

in the Tête à Tête Festival of Opera

“I walked out feeling as though my head had just been dipped in an ice-cold bucket of gin and tonic: shaken, astonished, and utterly exhilarated.” (

An Opera of Daniel


The Visit to the Sepulchre

folk-operas based on plainsong

2015 & 2017

October 2016: Julian Jacobson & Mariko Brown give first performances of 

Aspects of Work at Manchester Art Gallery IN FRONT OF the painting by Ford Madox Brown

April 2016  

Yin & Yang Cantata



“Thus head to tail, around we roll 

Contending halves, a perfect whole”

August 2015 


in the Tête à Tête Festival of Opera 


August 2014

The Catfish Conundrum


Tête à Tête Opera Festival, 

Kings Place, London

May 2014  mini-tour 

six characters in search of a stage

“Bite-sized opera strikes gold”