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    Born of a passion that opera can speak directly

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    Bringing local people into the life and work of the company

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    Opera for a 21st century city and all its many peoples

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    World class professional productions in unusual spaces

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    Opera for a 21st century city and all its many peoples

Thanks everyone!

Thanks to everyone who came down to New Street Station on Saturday 22nd April and to all those involved in Drums of War and The Soul Searchers for making it such a success. We will post videos here over the next few days!

#LATEST NEWS:

NEW STREET STATION SMARTMOB!

 

GET DOWN TO NEW STREET STATION BETWEEN 2pm and 4pm on SATURDAY 22nd APRIL! 

 Flashmob Poster

 

GIORGIO COMES TO BRUM.....A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME!!

DRUMS OF WAR  (Orazi e Curiazi) 

Music by Giorgio Battistelli

Two drummer warriors battle to the death. With each brutal blow, primal hiss and howl, the Fallen spring to life.

 

THE SOUL SEARCHERS  (Coro di Morti)
Music by Giorgio Battistelli
100 voices unite in Giorgio Battistelli’s triumphant and beautiful choral work. 100 souls in pursuit of a happiness they never reached in life. 

  

JUST ANNOUNCED!!

 

We are proud to announce that Birmingham Opera Company just been shortlisted for an Opera Oscar- The Royal Philharmonic Society  "Audiences and Engagement" Award 2017  for  #DnA  at the disused ex Carling Academy. Congratulations to everyone involved!

 

  

Thank You!

 

The crowdfunder is complete. Thanks to your generosity the campaign raised over £13,000.

THANK YOU FOR PLAYING YOUR PART IN THE FUTURE OF OPERA!!

For more ways to support us, please click here .

 

 

From La Scala, Milan to Birmingham Opera Company!

Gieorgio Battistelli

This is Giorgio Battistelli. He is Italy’s leading experimental composer. 

His latest opera, Co2, on the future of our planet, premiered in 2015 at La Scala Milan, where so many great masterpieces were born.

Giorgio Battistelli, director Graham Vick and writer Sarah Woods this September embarked on an 18 month creative odyssey to create a new opera for Birmingham - the world's 21st Century home to innovation in the art form. World Premiere March 2018 in Birmingham.

The project was launched with a special live event at Millennium Point, Birmingham and the BCU Big Screen on Sunday 27th November.

 

Off to Copenhagen

Here are Graham Vick and Ron Howell working with a group of migrants on Mahagonny in Copenhagen.

Graham and Ron Copenhagen Refugees 

Birmingham Opera Company's participation model for 21st Century opera is in demand around the world.

 

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