Alpesh Chauhan - Music Director

Birmingham Opera Company has announced that conductor Alpesh Chauhan will join the organisation as Music Director from 1 July 2020. Chauhan will stand alongside Artistic Director Graham Vick leading the Company on its mission to make great opera for all the peoples of Birmingham. Read more

Car park opera

Flying the flag for Birmingham and great opera, this time in Berlin! Read more

Music hire

A range of titles re-imagined for small forces are available for hire from Birmingham Opera Company. A great way to thrive in the "new normal". Read more

Meanwhile in Muscat....

Meanwhile in Muscat... Read more

O! O! It's the Opera Oscars!

O! O! It's the Opera Oscars! Birmingham Opera Company and collaborators are nominated five times at the 2020 International Opera Awards. Read more

Going for Gold: Major European philanthropists target Birmingham

Great news! Birmingham Opera Company's Going for Gold is shortlisted for €50,000 competition from major European philanthropists FEDORA. Read more

Birmingham Opera Company wins 2019 RPS "Oscar"

Much excitement here in Birmingham! Birmingham Opera Company's production of Lady Macbeth has won the 2019 "Opera Oscar"- The Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Opera & Music Theatre. Read more

Join the #mittwoch watch party Saturday 4th at 5pm

Join the #mittwoch watch party Saturday 4th at 5pm (BST), 6pm (CET). Grab your programme here and get ready for an epic production! Read more


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The Untouchable

Poznań Opera House, in collaboration with the Birmingham Opera Company team, presents "The Untouchable" (or "Paria" in Polish) by Stanisław Moniuszko. 2019 marks 200 years since the birth of Moniuszko's, revered as the father of Polish national opera. Graham Vick directs a new production involving the citizens of Poznań. Read more

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Birmingham Opera Company performed Shostakovich's masterpiece Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk in Birmingham on 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 March 2019. Read more

Volunteer Area

Welcome to the volunteer area. This is a page specifically for people who are currently volunteering as singers. Read more

10 District Programme

We are internationally renowned for telling stories. This programme allows us to work with adults and young people from across the city and offer an experience to the people of Birmingham. Read more

Voices of the Future!

Are you a talented singer? Are you aged 16-25 years? Are you from Birmingham/ West Midlands? Then we want to work with you! Young people are the future of Opera and we want it to be a diverse and inclusive one! Read more

Our House

With no opera house, we make great opera everywhere: youth and community centres, homeless shelters, warehouses and shopping centres. Read more

The Magic Flute opens in Valencia

Flying the flag for Brum! The Magic Flute in Valencia! Opens 1 December 2018! You might remember that we've been ruffling feathers across Europe with Graham Vick's The Magic Flute. Watch the short film or have a look at the link below! Now we are in Valencia! Read more

See what others have to say

You should forget everything you think you know about opera because it's something completely different. See what others say about us! Read more

Maybe this is for you and you just don't know

"We're just trying to say.... maybe this is for you and you just don't know about it." - Graham Vick, Artistic Director Read more