Past productions

The Passion



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

The Stage
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'

Image by David Caines

To the Silkwood Tree


People Watch



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

Big Issue
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


'From streets to stage... an opera with a difference'

The Northern Echo

With One Voice


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


Vita Nova, Paul Hawkins

Fables - A Film Opera



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

The Times
My Secret Heart artwork

My Secret Heart



'Mesmersing… inspired and inspiring'

Erica Jeal, The Guardian

Critical Mass



'Refined theatricality… electrifying… great theatre'

Evening Standard




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

The Guardian

Rückert Lieder



'A vivid reimagining of Mahler’s songs'

The Guardian

Time Flows


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

Opera Now

A Ceremony of Carols



'Astonishing and memorable... Invisible people, seen and heard centre-stage'

New York Times
The Canticles at Westminster Abbey, 2002

The Canticles



'Truly awe-inspiring... Musically the performances were superb'

The Times