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Streetwise Opera
Thursday 4 & Friday 5 August 19.45

The Nightingale and the Rose
Music: Emily Hall
Filmmaker: Gaëlle Denis

The Hartlepool Monkey
Music: Paul Sartin and Andy Mellon
Filmmaker: Tom Marshall
Narration for live performance: Emma Bernard.

Step into a magical world of folklore with Fables – A Film Opera, “Stories of survival, rebellion, greed and love come to light in a remarkable marriage of music and film”, (Evening Standard, 4 stars) a group of short films created by some of the UK’s leading composers and filmmakers and 125 performers who have experienced homelessness. Fresh from the Edinburgh International Film Festival, this event is adapted from a larger piece so features film, live music and two very special performers.

Streetwise Opera website


Fables – A Film Opera (TRAILER)