Streetwise Opera

Streetwise Opera

26 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4AG

Operas (1)

Streetwise Opera: The Passion

Bach – THE PASSION

Combining social commitment with serious artistic endeavour, Streetwise Opera and The Sixteen present THE PASSION, a landmark production from Manchester starring performers with experience of homelessness. Bach’s ST MATTHEW PASSION brought to life as a fully-staged opera.

Streetwise Opera: The Passion

Streetwise | THE PASSION - Trailer

Streetwise Opera and The Sixteen present a staged version of Bach’s SAINT MATTHEW PASSION in the unusual setting of a covered market in the north of England.
Streetwise Opera: The Passion

Streetwise Opera| THE PASSION, changing lives

‘I come to bring the goodness out in myself.’ A short and touching introduction to THE PASSION in which the participants from Streetwise Opera talk about what the project has meant to them.
Streetwise Opera: The Passion

Streetwise Opera | THE PASSION, as viewed by The Sixteen

The Sixteen are known internationally for their performances of sacred and Renaissance music. Harry Christopher, their founder and conductor, introduces this abridged version of Johann Sebastian Bach’s SAINT MATTHEW PASSION.
Streetwise Opera: The Passion

Streetwise Opera | THE PASSION’s relevance today

Penny Woolcock, director, introduces this unusual approach to a staging of Johann Sebastian Bach’s ST MATTHEW PASSION. The work is a journey from Jesus Christ’s crucifixion to his resurrection, with a final chorus written by Scottish composer James MacMillan.