In July 2017, BBC Arts Digital followed the process of making Silver Birch and produced three documentary films, looking at different aspects of the project. This film is ‘The Story of Silver Birch – A People’s Opera’ and follows the creative team in the build-up to the performances. Composer: Roxanna Panufnik; Librettist: Jessica Duchen; Director: Karen Gillingham; […]
The Royal Opera House’s Youth Opera Company is proud to present a newly commissioned four-minute opera by children’s author Steven Butler and award-winning composer John Barber. Watchers in the Wings stars 47 children aged between nine and 13 years old and sees them perform alongside British tenor Paul Curievici. The film was produced on location […]
ROH’s national dramatic singing programme, Create and Sing Carmen, was launched in 2017. The programme, on which Suzi was a lead artist, consists of ten films intended for classroom use. You can view the films below. To find out more about this programme and how you and your school could get involved, click here:
Students, working with Suzi and composer John Barber, were joined by the MCO’s Groot Omroepkoor (Netherlands Radio Choir). This five day project took Stravisnky’s Symphony of Psalms as a starting point for devising with voices and instruments.