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Impassioned young people.
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Meaningful storytelling
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Opera Schmopera makes operas with young people that speak to ALL people.
Don't believe us? Just watch the Channel 4 News report on A Shoe Full of Stars, our award-winning opera about teenagers' responses to terrorism (YAMAwards - Best Opera for Young Audiences 2018).
A Shoe Full of Stars
the magic lantern
The magic lantern
A bi-lingual youth opera in development funded by the Royal Opera House and the PRS Foundation. 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 lantern's magic help her to escape?
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