Experience the raw and authentic passion of our Opera Hours

Streetwise Opera announces a series of joyful and refreshing performances in Gateshead, London, Manchester, Nottingham and Teesside during March 2019.

Meet the five composers who will create new music for Streetwise Opera

Streetwise Opera is thrilled to announce its Composers in Residence for 2018-2019, who will create operatic choruses for the company’s performers in five regions in England. Aurora Nishevci (London), Emily Levy (Manchester), David Wilson (Nottingham), Hayley Jenkins (Teesside) and Ian Stephenson (Tyneside) will compose pieces that will be premiered during Streetwise Opera’s Opera Hour series […]

Developing leadership skills at Macquarie

Sarah Hardie, our Director of Development, and Lucinda Meredith, our Progression Manager, write about how Streetwise Opera performers developed leadership skills while working with participants of the Macquarie Director Programme: Streetwise Opera are a long-term strategic grant partner of the Macquarie Group Foundation and in 2018 we delivered a project for the Macquarie Director Programme for the […]

Streetwise Opera Turning Point documentary

We’re delighted to share this fantastic and moving Turning Point documentary all about our work. It’s been created by BYU TV (a USA TV channel) and explores: –       How Streetwise Opera changes lives –       Matt Peacock’s story of setting up Streetwise –       Our 15th anniversary Opera Hour performance in Manchester –       The value of arts […]

Macquarie mentoring programme 2017

Progression Manager Lucinda Meredith reports back from this year’s programme.