Streetwise - The Opera

Series following the progress of homeless and once-homeless people performing in a new opera at the Sage in Gateshead.

Episodes

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012006120120070803

Following homeless and ex-homeless people from Newcastle and Gateshead as they sing their first notes of opera - in preparation for a production at The Sage concert hall alongside top professionals. Between rehearsals, we hear of the group's hopes and ambitions.

02 LAST2006120820070810

A programme following the progress of homeless and once-homeless people performing in a new opera at the Sage in Gateshead.

The cast goes through final rehearsals and as opening night approaches, they reveal what singing means to them and how opera is changing their lives.