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


Photo: Lorena Mossa

Uma Só Voz


'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'


The Passion



'Visceral, intense and simply remarkable'

Planet Hugill
Image by David Caines

To the Silkwood Tree


People Watch



'A rousing chorus of hope and of TV’s transformative powers'

The Stage
Image by David Caines

The River Keeper


'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


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

The Spectator, Michael Tanner

With One Voice


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

The Guardian, Charlotte Higgins

Fables - A Film Opera



'A joyful event, lifting the church roof with exhilarating glee'

Daily Telegraph
My Secret Heart artwork

My Secret Heart



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

Evening Standard

Critical Mass



'What a touching, unique show this was… performed with wonderful energy, assurance, intensity and spontaneity'

The Times



'An impassioned performance from the homeless and ex-homeless cast'

Independent on Sunday

Rückert Lieder



What was made this treatment so convincing and involving was the cast’s discipline and finesse'

Opera Now

Time Flows



'There is abundant testimony to the wonders Streetwise Opera has worked'

Evening Standard

A Ceremony of Carols



'Enjoyable and deeply moving'

Opera Now
The Canticles at Westminster Abbey, 2002

The Canticles



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