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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

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! 

 

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