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BBC Music Magazine’s First Choice, Unmissable Events for August 2015


Tête à Tête:The Opera Festival, King’s Cross

The World’s Largest Festival of New Opera
21 July – 9 August 2015

Tête: à Tête: The Opera Festival returns to King’s Cross this summer, with more than 100 performances of over 40 new works spanning three weeks.

We are committed to redefining and reclaiming ‘opera’. This year we present our 9th Festival – in fact the world’s largest ever – of new opera. Renowned for our support of artistic development, nourishing of new ideas and driving innovation in opera the Festival is designed and priced so you can experience a number of shows in an evening. Explore, engage and enjoy hand in hand with our artists – we very much look forward to welcoming you.

Tickets now on sale – The festival programme and ticket prices are designed for you to sample at least three performances in one evening.

Check the Festival Diary pages for show information
Book tickets now!


Tête à Tête: Fundraising Campaign 2015

Enter our competition for a chance to win two free tickets to three different shows on a festival evening of your choice between 6 & 9 August!

Just watch the campaign video and email us at with the answer to this question:

What award did Tête à Tête’s commission by Kerry Andrew Dart’s Love win in 2014?

Competition closes on 4 August.

Work at the 2015 Festival!

Do you love contemporary arts and music? If so come and volunteer at this year’s festival. We are looking for fantastic festival fairies to join our team! See the volunteer page for details.