Announcing the 2019/20 Young Artists of the National Opera Studio

09 July 2019

We are delighted to announce the 17 Young Artists who will be joining the Studio this September to take up their 9 months of intensive training on our internationally renowned programme. Read more

The National Opera Studio Welcomes New Chair of Trustees

The board of the National Opera Studio (NOS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Nicholas Allan as its new chair, taking over from Sir Vernon Ellis who reaches the end of his term, having served as Chair since 2012. Read more

Announcing the 2018/19 National Opera Studio Young Artists

We are delighted to announce our 2018/19 Young Artists, who will join the National Opera Studio's intensive nine-month Training Programme from September. Read more


Our Young Artists have created a special appeal to encourage our contacts to re-consent to receiving emails ahead of the new GDPR laws coming into effect. See their video here. Read more

Launching our Charity Auction

Fancy playing golf with Matthew Rose? A private box at ENO? A weekend in a Salzburg castle? A private concert from our Young Artists in your home?
Just a few of the incredible experiences available for you to bid on in the National Opera Studio's 40th Anniversary Charity Auction, which is now open. Read more

Applications now open for women conductors' course

The Royal Opera House, the National Opera Studio and the RPS Women Conductors Programme is piloting a week-long conducting course for opera conducting, and applications are now open! Read more

The National Opera Studio launches a new brand identity and website

The National Opera Studio has been working with Honey, a major brand agency based in the City of London, to develop a new visual identity and brand strategy, and the industry-leading platform Raising IT to develop a new website, helping to launch the NOS into the next phase of its growth as an organisation. Read more

National Opera Studio at the V&A

2 March 2018

For six months, the National Opera Studio collaborated with the Victoria & Albert Museum for the first time, to put on a series of 18 concerts. Read more

Press Release: Announcing our new Director of Artist Development

11 August 2017

The National Opera Studio has announced that David Sulkin OBE will join the National Opera Studio as Director of Artist Development, a key new role for the organisation. Read more

Opera Training for Singers in the UK: How should it evolve to meet the changing needs of the profession?

​In December 2015, the National Opera Studio (NOS) commissioned a report into Opera Training in the UK, a project funded by Arts Council England and Help Musicians UK. See the findings of the report here Read more

China Exchange and Opera Roots

20 May 2016

The recital at the China Exchange launched the Opera Roots initiative, where our Young Artists create a recital, working alongside our team at every step of the process, from securing a venue, to marketing the event and curating a programme with our music staff. Read more

Carmen - A BSL interpreted opera with the choir of Burntwood School

12 May 2016

This specially abridged version of one of the world's most popular operas featured four rising operatic stars from the National Opera Studio and members of Burntwood's acclaimed choral ensembles. With key highlights woven together into a seamless narrative and Bizet's stunning music brought to life by an exceptional pianist, this was an evening to remember. Read more