Music: Giorgio Battistelli

Words: Sarah Woods

WAKE - a Birmingham Opera Company commission and World Premiere 14 March -20 March 

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"A sold out success. Wake continues BOC's record of combining innovation and engagement with sheer quality" Claire McGinn, Birmingham Post

 "....a musical-dramatic experience that leaves you with ears buzzing, mind racing, and ready to reassess everything you thought you knew about opera." Richard Bratby The Arts Desk. Read more here

And for some views on Facebook! "Birmingham Opera Company unveil an invigorating new opera by world-renowned composer Giorgio Battistelli which takes opera away from stale clichés and stereotypes and showcases something fresh and vital with a message for our troubled and dangerous times." Rang-Zen Rango Hussain read more on Facebook here 

Director: Graham Vick

Designer: Richard Hudson

Movement Director: Ron Howell

Lighting Designer: Giuseppe di Iorio

Conductor: Jonathon Heyward

Chorus Master: Jon Laird


Lazarus - Joshua Stewart

his sisters

Martha - Nardus Williams

Mary - Mimi Doulton

Jesus - Elliott Carlton Hines

Jesus' Entourage - Caroline Modiba, Grace Nyandoro, Sarah Helsby-Hughes, Rachael Cox, Ellie Edmonds, James Liu, Dominick Felix, Edward Harrisson, Joseph Padfield, Przemyslaw Baranek, Themba Mvula


Assistant Conductor: Jack Ridley

Assistant Director: Anthony Almeida

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