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)

The Passion

(2016)

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'I was transfixed and touched... Stunning'  

The Times
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
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)

'Speeches and business jargon are engulfed by the emotional force of the music'

The Journal

With One Voice

(2012)

'To highlight the creativity and expression of homeless people is very powerful'

 

Vita Nova, Paul Hawkins

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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'Mesmersing… inspired and inspiring'

Erica Jeal, The Guardian

Critical Mass

(2007)

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'Relevant, intelligent, touching, powerful... A tremendous achievement'

The Independent

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)

'Brilliantly imagined, strikingly original and deeply touching... fantastically impressive'

Opera Now

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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'Powerful, involving, sympathetic, touching, inspiring'

The Independent