Tête à Tête 2024 Season In Full Swing: News To Date

Thursday, 04th April 2024

2024 sees us developing our own productions, supporting artists from the UK and around the world to stage new works, and firing up new audiences for new opera wherever we go.


Here’s some dates for the diary:


Fault Lines, Cornwall, 6th-9th March

Mining, migration, mythology, memories, music, mischief…

A Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Production in association with Tête à Tête and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, at Wheal Martyn Clay Works, St Austell, St Agnes Miners & Mechanics’ Institute, St Agnes, Kresen Kernow, Redruth, and Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen.


North East Composer Workshops, Newcastle,  14th & 15th May

Tête à Tête singers and Royal Northern Sinfonia players will workshop a number of works by NE based composers working with our Artistic Director Bill Bankes-Jones and Music Director Timothy Burke.


Revolutions, Britten Theatre London,  24th, 26th & 28th June  

In association with The Royal College Of Music,   

Tête à Tête brings its trademark theatrical magic to six short new operas by RCM composers performed by the college’s singers and instrumentalists.


GALA, Parks Sports Centre North Shields, Sunday 7th July

An intergenerational community cast of 200 teams up with Tête à Tête MD and singers and the full force of the Royal Northern Sinfonia to celebrate four centuries of opera in an opera gala.


The Boatswain’s Mate, The Minack Theatre, Cornwall,  10th & 12th September

Concert performances of Ethel Smyth’s playful comedy.


Madame Chandelier’s Opera House Party For Kids, St Merryn Church, Padstow 13th September & Coronation Park, Helston 14th September

Experience opera’s greatest hits and learn about the characters in this interactive introduction with Madame Chandelier.


Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, The Cockpit Theatre, London,  24th August – 29th September 

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