Tickets Going Fast!

Tickets for Life is a Dream are selling fast!

Tickets for our new production, Life is a Dream, by composer Jonathan Dove, are going very fast indeed. Best to book soon for this 'must see' event.

Performances are at 7.30pm on 21st, 23rtd, 24th, 27th, 28th, 30th, 31st March

Venue: Argyle Works, Great Barr Street (Glover Street entrance), Birmingham B9 4EX

Audiences will move through the space with the performance so we advise our audience to wear warm clothing and comfortable shoes. There are 4 wheelchair spaces for each performance and if you have other mobility problems do give us a call on 0121 246 6644.

Backstage Blog

Follow the Backstage Blog  for stories from behind the scenes of the world premiere of Life is a Dream, our new opera by Jonathan Dove and Alasdair Middleton, to be performed in the Argyle Works in Digbeth this March.


Here's the link Backstage Blog

Booking Opens for Life Is A Dream


The box office is now open for online and phone bookings. Our agents for this are The Ticket Sellers and here is the link to their website for online bookings and their phone number. There is a 50p charge per transaction plus 20p if you'd like your tickets posted to you.

Graham Vick Receives Honorary Doctorate from BCU | 7 February 2012

Graham Vick receives Honorary Doctorate from BCU | 7 February 2012

Graham Vick, Artistic Director of Birmingham Opera Company today receives an honorary doctoral degree from Birmingham City University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Arts in the city. Many BCU students take part in Birmingham Opera Company projects;  Behind the scenes, BCU Design students have been significant contributors to our Design Brains Trust on Mozart's King Idomeneo and BCU composition students tracked Jonathan Dove and Alasdair Middleton's writing process to create Life is A Dream over the last two years, and in our productions BCU instrumentalists and vocalists gain invaluable professional experience and mentoring from the world class artists attracted by Graham Vick and the company's international reputation.

Coming Soon! Life Is A Dream

Coming soon! World Premiere of Life is a Dream | Posted: 14 January 2012

Life is a Dream is a new opera specially commissioned from composer, Jonathan Dove and writer, Alasdair Middleton. Performances will be in March 2012 and the box office will open shortly. You will be able to book online on this website and you'll also be able to book by phone Monday to Friday 3pm to 7pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm - sorry these hours are limited but it means we are able to operate a booking system without the additional charges that are added on by the various booking agencies. If you are not already on our emailing or postal mailing list do please sign up here so we can let you know as soon as booking opens. Stand by!

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