Win £500 to spend in John Lewis ...and raise money for Birmingham Opera Company
Are you a fashionista or foodie; techie or top to toe beauty fiend?
The opening of Grand Central and Birmingham's new flagship John Lewis store is nearly here and you could win the fabulous prize of a £500 gift card, donated to us by John Lewis Partnership. It can be spent in store or online at any John Lewis or Waitrose. Tickets for the online raffle cost just £1 and can be purchased until 26th September. The raffle will be drawn on 27th September 2015.
Tickets can only be purchased online. The more tickets sold, the more money we raise! Share with your friends and help us spread the word!
International showcase for designs
Designs from Birmingham Opera Company's award winning productions, Mittwoch Aus Licht (designed by Paul Brown) and KHOVANSKYGATE: A National Enquiry (designed by Samal Blak), have been selected to represent the UK at the Prague Quadrennial. The exhibition they are part of, Make Believe, will then transfer to the V&A museum in London in July and run for 6 months. To read more about this visit the Birmingham Post story.
International Opera Award Winners 2015
Birmingham Opera Company's production, KHOVANSKYGATE: A National Enquiry directed by Graham Vick, has been named Best New Production at the International Opera Awards 2015. Chosen from over a thousand nominations and a shortlist of other international companies including the New York Met., Zurich Opera, Dutch National Opera, Festival d'Aix and English National Opera. Graham Vick collected the award and paid tribute to the diverse company and audiences which make the work in Birmingham a unique model for the future of opera.
To see the full list of winners and get more detail about the International Opera Awards click here.
The Ice Break - Catch up here!
Did you miss out on our latest show, Michael Tippett's 'The Ice Break'? Catch up with BBC Arts online for highlights, interviews and images from the show!