January 2019

Eliot has been appointed Concertmaster of the 2019 annual summer season of Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO), based on Indianola, Iowa.  The Company performs three mainstage operas in rolling repertory during June and July, includes Die Fledermaus, Rusalka and Flight.

August 2017

Eliot has recently been appointed Concertmaster of the Saginaw Bay Symphony in addition to his current position with the Michigan Opera Theatre.

F E A T U R E D   R E V I E W S

 "he not only possesses a lofty level of technique, he’s a musician of sensitivity and courage. "

Bloomington Herald Times


"a poignant performance..with moving innocence"

Terre Haute Tribune Star


U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S​

Concert series presents Chamber Soloists of Detroit featuring violinist Eliot Heaton and pianist Pauline Martin

Sweeney Todd

November 16 - 24 at the Detroit Opera House. Revenge was never more delicious than in this musical feast of beautiful arias, duets, and choruses. Sweeney Todd is the story of a barber who was unjustly imprisoned by a salacious judge who then had his way with the convict’s wife. Years later, Sweeney returns to London to claim revenge. There he teams up with Mrs. Lovett, a meat-pie baker, in an insane partnership intended to bring him vengeance and her, riches.

Dvorak Piano Quintet

Guest Artist recital featuring Yaron Kohlberg

December 7, 8pm

Britton Recital Hall

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Yaron Kohlberg, piano

Eliot Heaton, Violin

Christine Harada Li, VIolin

Yizhak Schotten, Viola

Leo Singer, Cello

Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops

December10, 8pm 

Temple Theatre 

Saginaw, MI

This concert will include a number of holiday favorites to usher in the sounds of the festive season! Featuring Broadway’s own Katie Travis, guest vocalist.

Too Hot to Handel

December 14

 7:30 pm

Detroit Opera House

An annual Detroit holiday tradition! This soul stirring, toe-tapping rendition of Handel’s Messiah never fails to bring audiences to their feet. It’s an exhilarating fusion of gospel, jazz and classical music performed by the Rackham Symphony Choir, the Too Hot Orchestra and an all-star cast of soloists. This is a celebration unlike any other.

An American In Paris

Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Eliot Heaton Guest Concertmaster

January 18, 7:30 pm

Wharton Center for the Performing Arts

East Lansing, MI

Come take a musical tour of France in a program that illuminates the boisterous streets of Paris, mystery of sorcery, the beauty of the French countryside and evocative scenes of childhood.

Please reload