Blackheath Halls Opera

Gallery: Carmen 2016

Patron: Edward Gardner OBE

Supported using public funding by: Arts Council England

The annual Blackheath Halls Community Opera is a successful project that has been running since 2007: a large cross generational company learn about opera by being immersed in a fully staged, professionally led production. The combination of professional artists and performers with vocal students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and local community members makes this project unique

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"A life-affirming and life-changing experience. Everyone should take part!"

"Blackheath Halls Opera is the best thing about the summer in South East London." 

Reviews

“Long may Blackheath [Halls] continue to prove that opera is for all” Classical Source, 2016

"Thrilling", Sunday Times, 2015

"In terms of breaking barriers the Blackheath project achieves what many would like to, but rarely can, by putting opera at the heart of the community."  What's On Stage, 2014

"Blackheath should be proud" Independent on Sunday, 2013