Streetwise Blog

Anna Appleby: Music is for, by, about, with, to, from, of people

Anna Appleby, who composed music for Streetwise Opera's Tell Me The Truth About Love, writes about her experience.

Photo: RNCM

Our Manchester performers were enchanted by RNCM's Cendrillon

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

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

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

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

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.