LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK

Shostakovich's epic opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk was Birmingham Opera Company's 50th production. There were five sold-out performances at the Tower Ballroom in March 2019. Directed by Graham Vick. Conducted by Alpesh Chauhan. Read more

WAKE - world premiere

Is Society dead? Do you believe THIS is life? Are you ALIVE? Italy’s greatest living composer, Giorgio Battistelli, award-winning writer/activist Sarah Woods, 200 Brummies, and a cast of international stars harness the power of music - and dare to raise the dead. WAKE and witness the miracle. Read more

KHOVANSKYGATE

Who can save us from ourselves? Read more

MITTWOCH AUS LICHT

"Whenever we hear sounds we are no longer the same, and this is even more the case when we hear organized sound - music. New means change the method - new methods change the experience - new experiences change man." -Karlheinz Stockhausen Read more

OTHELLO

Birmingham Opera Company's 2009 'Othello' featured Ronald Samm, the first black tenor to sing the title role in the UK. Read more

IDOMENEO

In the past 10 years alone, Birmingham Opera Company has performed in over 200 spaces: in youth centres, homeless shelters, disused factories and now the iconic Tower Ballroom in Edgbaston. Read more

SHE LOST HER WAY

In 2007 we collaborated with The Arena di Verona to stage a production of a scale rarely seen in the UK: La Traviata in the National Indoor Arena (NIA) in front of 10,000 people. Read more

HE HAD IT COMING

Actions will be weighed and counted... When the time comes, pay the price. And he did... Read more

CANDIDE

"The show was the most exquisite, challenging and enjoyable experience I have ever had." Read more

FIDELIO

"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 Read more

VOTZEK

"The future health of opera depends on it embracing the whole of contemporary society and that means being a part of it and being prepared to change as rapidly as society itself." - Graham Vick, 2003 Read more

LES BOREADES

"Only madmen or geniuses would dream of putting on an unknown 18th-century opera in a burnt-out ballroom in the middle of the Birmingham Bullring. Which brings us to the City of Birmingham Touring Opera..." Read more