12:40 — Inside The Creative Process

Tuesday 27 November, 6.30pm

This evening will explore the creation of these unique collaborations with the artists who made them. What experience or issue sparked the creative process? How did singers connect with librettist, composer and répétiteur? How was this material transformed into music, and a concept for an opera?Read more

Last Days (Opera North Residency)

Saturday 8 December, 7.15pm

We are taken from the gaiety of pre-war Europe’s nightclubs into an apocalyptic vision of the War’s outbreak, towards increasingly stormy, raw or mournful songs and texts from Berg, Satie, E.E Cummings, Elgar, Butterworth and Gurney, among others.Read more

Last Days (London Showing)

Monday 10 December, 7.30pm

Following the residency with Opera North, the Young Artists are joined by Members of the Orchestra of Opera North for a London showing of 'Last Days', featuring songs and texts from WW1 composers and writers.Read more

Wandsworth Wednesday: Free Lunchtime Recital

Wednesday 12 December, 1.15pm

A free lunchtime concert, given by current Young Artists of the National Opera Studio.Read more

National Opera Studio 40th Anniversary Concert

Friday 18 January 2019, 7.30pm

We conclude our 40th Anniversary celebrations with a special concert at London's Cadogan Hall.  For the first time in the Studio’s history, the Young Artists are joined by the ENO Orchestra for a performance of semi-staged scenes from well-loved operas, under the baton of British conductor Charles Peebles.Read more