B'Opera to you!
B'Opera create beautiful music for tiny ears through interactive performances for babies, toddlers and their grown-ups.
Our inspiring team of professional musicians and educators
believe young children deserve the best.
Choose from ready-made or bespoke workshops and concerts
to fit a theme of your choice.
B'Opera has been tried, tested and much loved in Early Years settings, libraries, churches, children's centres, art galleries and theatres,
as well as outdoor venues.
If you have a space, and are interested in enriching your offering for families with young children, we are probably right for you.
Our five operas for young audiences can be toured to schools, children's centres, churches, libraries, festivals and more. Each weaves classical music with world folksong and nursery rhymes to introduce young ears to beautiful music.
Zoom to the moon! A musical adventure and sensory feast for the very young. Wanted! Mountaineers, train drivers and boat rowers to help us reach the moon.
Sing A Rainbow The Sun and Rain meet for the first time and once they get over their differences, realise they can make magic together. A colourful, heartwarming tale of difference meeting with beautiful results.
Animal Magic Two goddesses create a world but forget the animals, resulting in a mad dash to make things right and some unintended consequences - whoops!
A Winter Tale A walkabout show for Winter/Christmas, about storytelling, old and young coming together, and the power of community.
Alice and the Library Tree Funded by Arts Council England - when Alice’s beloved library tree loses its branches in a storm and is condemned by the Queen of Hearts, Alice must remember what books have taught her so she can rise to the challenge and re-open the library.
"It's fantastically sung, engaging and has a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. My daughter loved exploring all the sensory opportunities that the performers created, and was captivated by the singing." Emily
Always performed by professional musicians, our concerts are interactive with a relaxed atmosphere where audience members, young and old alike, can enjoy and appreciate the performance at their own level. If you have a particular topic you need bringing to life, speak to us about how we can create the perfect concert to engage your young ones in new ideas.
"I left the concert feeling that this was an organisation that really understood how to put on a concert for small children and babies." Get Kids Into Music
First Songs Workshops
Hugely successful at Birmingham HIppodrome and The Belgrade Theatre Coventry, B'Opera First Songs Workshops travelled to the Orchard at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens recently, and could soon be winging their way to you. Think themed workshop meets learning and play, with instruments, performance, laughter, and a chance to socialise.
Our most recent opera, Alice and the Library Tree was funded by Arts Council England and commissioned by FOLIO Sutton Coldfield in 2019. If you have a big idea for a show and you would like to talk to us about creating something new, get in touch. We're always open to new ideas and working with new people!
'We love B'Opera at Birmingham Hippodrome. it suits all ages and is very relaxed. Zoe is a fantastic teacher and we look forward to Mondays!" Sarah