What's up Awards Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk nominated for South Bank Sky Arts Award We've got some more great news to share! We're thrilled to announce that our 2019 production Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk has been nominated in the Opera category of The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2020, alongside Opera Holland Park's Iolanta and Royal Opera House's Katya Kabanova. Congratulations to all the nominees! Birmingham Opera Company's five-star internationally acclaimed production Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk directed by Graham Vick was performed in The Tower Ballroom, Ladywood in March 2019, involving hundreds of volunteers and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by our Music Director, Alpesh Chauhan. The show went on to win the 2019 Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Opera & Music Theatre. Birmingham Opera Company was awarded The South Bank Show Award for our 2002 production of Beethoven's only opera Fidelio. The awards ceremony was broadcast at 8pm (CET) on Sunday 20 December 2020 on Sky Arts, Freeview Channel 11. Read about all the nominees for The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2020.