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Award-winning participatory operas that positively impact the lives of young people and their communities. Original, relevant and often funny, we empower and inspire the next generation.
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Every opera we make is unique, but all of them are full of joy and meaning. We work with participant communities in different ways on every project.

A Shoe Full of Stars, our award-winning opera about terrorism (YAMAwards - Best Opera for Young Audiences 2018) was also reported on by Channel 4 News.

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A Shoe Full of Stars
the magic lantern
The magic lantern
A new commission for the Royal Opera House's Youth company (2019). Maxine, a poor traveller, uses boxes of light - called "Magic Lanterns" - to entertain the public on the streets of London. But with a slave master chasing her, will the Lanterns' magic help her to escape?
Lizzie and the Dark
LIZZIE AND THE DARK
This is how Lizzie learned to not be afraid of the dark. Featuring animation from BAFTA Award-winner, Nandita Jain and co-composed with a class of York primary school children.
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