Oxford deserves its own opera company. A company that seeks to give the City and County the very best performances possible, featuring the finest soloists available whilst also show-casing, encouraging and giving opportunity to the best creative talent that can be drawn from the huge potential that the city holds.
Oxford has arguably the best university in the world ….. Oxford Opera Company believes that the city can also produce, arguably, the best performances in classical production whilst also creating opportunities, irrespective of social background; age; ethnicity or gender identity, for the next generation of singers, musicians, all and everyone who want to be involved in the incredible world of the creative arts.
Oxford Opera: “WORLD CLASS OPERA FOR EVERYONE!”
Finalists in Together Category
Become Cultural Partners delivering the Feeling Safe programme into schools
Creation of Oxford Opera Orchestra and appointment of Music Director John Warner
Oxford Opera Company becomes a Registered Charity
Appointment of Education and Outreach Director Katie Blackwell
First Arts Council England Project Grant
Oxfordshire County Music Service Awards Winner in New Music Initiative of the Year and Community Hub Music Award categories
Appointment of Aloise Fiala-Murphy General Manager
First public performance in Oxford
Oxford Opera Company founded by Stuart Pendred
Education & Outreach Director
Cliff Ryan (Chairman)