ROH Youth Opera Company Opera Short – The Watchers In The Wings

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 […]

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BBC Arts film – The Story of Silver Birch – A People’s Opera

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; […]

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Bernstein’s Mass at Southbank Centre

As part of the celebrations for the centenary of Bernstein’s birth, Southbank Centre staged his Mass at the Royal Festival Hall in April 2018. Conducted by Marin Alsop and directed by Southbank Centre’s then Artistic Director, Jude Kelly,

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Southbank Centre – Britten’s War Requiem

Composer: Benjamin Britten; Text: Wilfred Owen; Conductor: Marin Alsop; featuring Southbank Centre’s Voicelab Children’s Chorus directed by Suzi Zumpe. This project won an RPS award in 2015 in the category of learning and participation.

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