Posted 1 March 2016
2016 Summer Season announced
BYO is pleased to announce another exciting Summer Season with two 20th Century British operas. Owen Wingrave, Benjamin Britten's evocative expression of his commitment to pacifism, will be presented alongside Malcolm Williamson's rarely performed English Eccentrics, after the book by Edith Sitwell.
Posted 9 March 2016
Trainee Applications for BYO 2016
Trainee Applications for BYO 2016: Information and application forms for trainees wishing to apply for BYO’s 2016 Summer Season are now available.
Posted 10 November 2015
Auditions announced for BYO 2016
Information and application forms for singers wishing to audition for BYO's 2016 Summer Season and/or Opera Workshops are now available.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Tuesday 8 December.
Posted 4 March 2015, updated 25 March 2015
It is with very great sadness that we announce the passing of British Youth Opera's much loved, inspirational and visionary Founder, Denis Coe.
Denis will be hugely missed by us all. Full tributes to this remarkable man will follow, but for the moment our thoughts and sympathies are with his children and their families.
Posted 19 December 2014
New BYO Music Director announced
British Youth Opera is delighted to announce the appointment of Lionel Friend as Music Director. Lionel will bring his wealth of experience and expertise to the company to work as part of the Executive team alongside David Balcombe (Executive Director) and Stuart Barker (Director of Training and Productions).