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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

Crowdfunder Launched Friday 24th February!!


Play your part in the future of opera 



As you know, Birmingham Opera Company can't do it without you! 

At 5pm TODAY we launched  a brand  new fundraising campaign on Crowdfunder.co.uk

The future of opera is in your hands.

Our target is £10,000. Please spread the word and donate if you can.

Click here........


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Join the chorus for flashmob performances this April!

Never sung before? How about joining us for some free singing training and surprise performances to an  unsuspecting public this April?

Sessions start early March. All taught by ear. No need to read music. No auditions. Amazing results! 

Interested?  Get in touch with Gurpri on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or text/call her on 07793257537 for more information



We're recruiting! Development Coordinator

We are looking for a part time (0.5) Development CoordinatorThis is a new role, responsible for the day to day administration of development activities: developing and maintaining relationships with trusts, individuals and corporate donors. 

Download the Job Description for full details of the role and how to apply.

Development Coordinator (0.5) Job Description


21st Century opera in the making


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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