Past productions

Our Composers in Residence. L-R: Alex Patterson, Anna Appleby, Litha Efthymiou, Ella Jarman-Pinto, Bushra El-Turk

Britten's Canticles inspired choruses

(2017)

Photo: Lorena Mossa

Uma Só Voz

(2016)

'The spotlights of the world are on Rio, but there is a huge mass of people who are being ignored. They are human beings. That's our message'

CBC

The Passion

(2016)

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'I was transfixed and touched... Stunning'  

The Times
Image by David Caines

To the Silkwood Tree

(2015)

People Watch

(2015)

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‘Opera is fun and lends itself particularly well to these kind of short, experimental pieces'

Big Issue
Image by David Caines

The River Keeper

(2014)

'This was my first opera and I thought the performers and musicians were all fantastic – it takes courage to stand on stage'

Audience member

The Answer to Everything

(2013)

'A superb satire... succinct and witty, and even moving'

The Spectator, Michael Tanner

With One Voice

(2012)

'The first time that homeless people have been given a platform at an Olympic Games'

The Guardian, Charlotte Higgins

Fables - A Film Opera

(2010)

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'The mix of skilled professionals and characterful amateurs... live performance and video, is fascinating'

The Times
My Secret Heart artwork

My Secret Heart

(2008)

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'Reminding us that we turn our backs on the homeless'

Evening Standard

Critical Mass

(2007)

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'Refined theatricality… electrifying… great theatre'

Evening Standard

Whirlwind

(2006)

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'Epic in its stage pictures and intimate in its detail, delivering a profounder hope'

The Guardian

Rückert Lieder

(2005)

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'Streetwise Opera teases, surprises, takes risks, and tackles the unexpected… it sends you home enriched'

The Independent

Time Flows

(2004)

'Delightful… hilarious… admirable and inspiring enterprise'

The Stage

A Ceremony of Carols

(2003)

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'Enjoyable and deeply moving'

Opera Now
The Canticles at Westminster Abbey, 2002

The Canticles

(2002)

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'Beyond moving... The arts have this magical power to bring us closer together'

 

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