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'Solid evidence that social outreach need not exist solely at the fringes of the arts'

The Stage

'[Performers] had a beauty of their own, a vulnerability and pathos that connected with old tradition'

New York Times
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'The most Mancunian of Passions'

The Guardian
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

Never Too Late to Love

Streetwise Opera's Gateshead Explore Group presents a special brew for discerning lovers

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

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