Streetwise Blog

Photo: RNCM

Our Manchester performers were enchanted by RNCM's Cendrillon

30 January 2018

Streetwise Opera performer Anita Ferguson writes about our Manchester group's experience watching Jules Massenet's 'Cendrillon', staged by the Royal Northern College of Music

Jealousy, revenge and Italian opera – but with lots of humour – at mima

22 January 2018

The drama of ordinary people with opera-sized emotions, that’s what Blood on the Canvas is about. The performance features Streetwise Opera performers from Teeside

Photo: Lora Krasteva

Our London performers were wowed by Cirque du Soleil

16 January 2018

Lora Krasteva, Development Manager for our With One Voice initiative, writes about her experience with Streetwise Opera performers at Royal Albert Hall

Support our upcoming #LoveOpera at Sage Gateshead

15 November 2017

We’ve launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £15,000, which will help us stage our new immersive opera, Tell Me Truth About Love, with performers from Streewise Opera Newcastle and musicians from Royal Northern Sinfonia

Join us for a Tyneside #LoveOpera at Sage Gateshead

17 October 2017

Streetwise Opera and Royal Northern Sinfonia present Tell Me The Truth About Love, featuring a range of classical, folk and modern music: from Mozart to Stevie Wonder, including Geordie favourites Big River, Blaydon Races and The Water of Tyne.

How supporting our performers is inspiring a volunteer in Manchester

12 October 2017

Amy Davies, a volunteer in the Manchester Explore group, writes about the joy of "seeing people grow in confidence and taking on roles".

Streetwise Opera Turning Point documentary

25 September 2017

Find out how Streetwise changes lives in this moving 25 minute video for BYU TV

Immortalise your love letters in our next opera

21 September 2017

Submit your Tyneside love stories from the last 100 years by 10 October

While Away: A Manchester Summer in Cultural Pursuits

7 September 2017

A lovely blog from our Manchester Explore participant Anita Ferguson about all the fun activities the Manchester group did over the summer months.

Preparing for the Great North Run

16 August 2017

Victoria Taylor describes preparing to run a half marathon for Streetwise

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