Streetwise Blog

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.

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.

With One Voice to become independent

Founder Matt Peacock will leave Streetwise Opera to lead the international arts and homelessness movement.

Double your donation to Streetwise Opera

We are taking part in the the Big Give Christmas Challenge, so any donation between 27 November and 4 December will be generously match-funded by the Dulverton Trust.

I'll never forget my time volunteering at the Great Exhibition of the North

Our Newcastle performer Martin Rivers writes about his experience meeting the Duke of Cambridge.