Get ready for a memorable journey into the world of opera with a creative experience that promises a thrilling blend of music, storytelling and fun. This free performance and workshop, aimed at pupils in Years 6 to 9, will spark their imagination and help them develop a wide range of creative skills.

Participants will learn concepts of songwriting, storytelling, character-building, composition, choreography and performance in a practical and enjoyable way. Led by experts from the world of theatre and music, students will collaborate across disciplines to co-create a compelling story.

Pupils will get to see the world premiere of a short opera co-created by the award-winning Streetwise Opera, working with people with lived experience of homelessness and world-class artists, to celebrate classical composers of African and Caribbean heritage, including the revolutionary Chevalier de Saint-Georges and abolitionist Ignatius Sancho.

The experience includes the premiere of a short opera co-created by world-class artists and people with lived experience of homelessness, and a fun sing-along of beautiful songs created by artists of African and Caribbean heritage. This is an excellent opportunity to enrich your students’ learning with a practical and enjoyable activity.

This is a free workshop, suitable for Years 6 – 9.

To book please call our Box Office on 0115 941 9419