RhineGold (Wagner) | 2021

Birmingham Opera Company’s production of Wagner’s RhineGold came to Symphony Hall in Summer 2021. Performed in English, with its full musical forces: an orchestra of 87 players from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, a stellar international cast plus local volunteers. Read more

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Shostakovich) | 2019

Winner of the 2019 RPS Award for Opera & Music Theatre, 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. Design by Block9. Read more

Wake (Battistelli) | 2018

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

DnA (Purcell) | 2016

A reimagining of Henry Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. Audiences for DnA didn't receive a ticket but had to find the top secret B4 location only with a postcode. Read more

The Ice Break (Tippett): 2015

Michael Tippett's daring, experimental opera The Ice Break is a challenge for performers and audiences alike. The breaking ice is our family relationships, our cities, our culture, our gods our selves. Read more

Khovanskygate (Mussorgsky) | 2014

Who can save us from ourselves? For Birmingham Opera Company's first Russian opera, there was only one candidate - Mussorgsky's thrilling insight into the very nature of human motivation. Read more

Mittwoch aus Licht (Stockhausen) | 2012

"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 (Verdi) | 2009

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

King Idomeneo (Mozart) | 2008

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

La Traviata (Verdi) | 2007

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 (Mozart) | 2006

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

Candide (Bernstein) | 2003

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