Streetwise Blog

Hannah Conway appointed Artistic Director of Streetwise Opera

Much of Hannah’s work as a composer, presenter and music director has focused on creating opportunities for those with limited access to the arts.

Why I'm swimming 4.5km in Wales’ largest natural lake

We spoke to Camille De Groote, who will take part in the Big Bala Swim to raise funds for Streetwise Opera.

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.

Review: The Merry Widow was an animated show, sprinkled with joy and optimism

Streetwise Opera performer Anita Ferguson writes about her experience watching Opera North's recent production of Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow, along other performers from the Streetwise Opera group in Manchester: 

Photo: Opera North

TOSCA, SEI TU ! Opera North Scale the Battlements at the Lowry

Anita Ferguson, a Streetwise Opera performer from Manchester, wrote the following review of Opera North's production of Tosca. In 2018, Anita was selected to take part in the Greater Manchester Critics initiative, which is supported by the Royal Exchange Theatre, Contact, The Lowry and HOME:

Our Teesside performers were inspired by Opera North's Tosca

Jonathan, one of our performers from Teesside, writes about the group's experience watching Opera North's production of Tosca at Leeds Grand Theatre.