Streetwise Blog

Devoted and Disgruntled - Germaine's report

11 April 2016

Our London performer Germaine Nyack reports from the recent 'Devoted and Distgruntled: How can we change opera for the better?' event

Photo: Graeme Cooper

The Passion - press highlights

6 April 2016

Reviews, videos and articles about our Easter 2016 opera in Manchester

Photo: Graeme Cooper

The Passion 'resurrection' finale libretto

6 April 2016

The lyrics, written by Streetwise Opera's Manchester performers, and set to music by Sir James MacMillan

Streetwise Opera's The River Keeper (part of the Little Opera season)

Streetwise Opera shortlisted for RPS Music Awards

31 March 2016

Our Little Opera season has been shortlisted in the Learning and Participation category

Photo: Alan Kerr

Why Bach's Passion music is as relevant this Easter as ever

24 March 2016

How is Bach's St Mathew Passion capturing the imagination of Streetwise Opera, The Sixteen and modern audiences?

Ian rehearsing for The Passion. Photo: Matt Priestley

Performing The Passion

18 March 2016

Performers Ian and Jean speak about rock and roll, being part of Streetwise Opera, and playing Jesus in The Passion

Watch The Passion on BBC Four

17 March 2016

Our latest production, in collaboration with The Sixteen and in association with HOME, will be broadcast at 7pm on Easter Sunday

Work placements in the North East

7 March 2016

Streetwise Opera performers describe their experiences of work placementa at the Sage Gateshead and Tyne and Wear Archive Museums

Running a marathon for Streetiwse - eight weeks to go

25 February 2016

Hazel Gould, who is running the Brighton Marathon, speaks about social media, hidden towpaths and spending time with her thoughts

Streetwise Opera at the Keble Arts Festival

24 February 2016

Streetwise Opera Progression Manager Lucinda Meredith and Ambassador Germaine Nyack visited the Keble Arts Festival at Oxford University to speak about Streetwise's work

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