One city, 1000s of people, 49 productions - play your part in the 50th. 

The work we do all year is only possible with the support of people like you. 

 Your donation will help to create a world-class work that inspires thousands from Birmingham and beyond.

"What our work is trying to do is not only involve and excite audiences, it's trying to take forward and experiment and push the boundaries of the art form itself - of how we might perform it, explore it, be excited by it."

- Graham Vick, Artistic Director

Birmingham Opera Company’s only norm is to upturn all norms. It changes lives. 

★★★★★ The Observer, Fiona Maddocks

"BOC’s work remains as sharp and urgent as ever – a power surge feeding into opera’s electricity supply."

★★★★★ The Guardian, Erica Jeal

"Birmingham Opera Company pulls off a triumph that is exceptional even by its unique standards" 

★★★★★ The Times, Richard Morrison

“Birmingham Opera Company has enriched my life and allowed me to do something I wouldn't have thought possible.”

- Volunteer Singer, Dido ‘n’ Aeneas, 2016

Be part of the journey

Travel back in time with pictures and stories from our archive. Join us on the journey. This is how it all began.  


Get in touch

Please get in touch with any questions or comments. You can reach Charlotte (Development Coordinator) on 0121 246 6655 or send an email to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you.