The Royal Opera House has announced a unique program to celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 on March 8, 2022
The company will perform seven mini-operas throughout St. Pancras International Station, including “All You Wear” by Georgia Barnes and Olivia Bell; “It’s the Little Things” by Rose Hall and Katie Colombus; “Trash” by Laura Reid and Oge Nwosu; “The Parting Place” by Sarah Lianne Lewis and Sophia Chapadjiev; “I Just Wanna Be” by Joanna Taylor and Kerry Priest; “The Hardest Journey” by Anna Braithwaite and Kerry Priest; and “Mini Break” by Victoria Bernath and Teresa Howard.
The series, titled “Los and Found”, is part of the Europalia Arts Festival.
Additionally, the company will air “Interrogating the Ballerina” later today. The company is also set to launch ‘HerStory Tour’, which will highlight women who have directed, worked or starred in productions at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Visits will begin on March 12, 2022.
Additionally, ROH announced the Engender Festival, which will run from July 8-11, 2022 and will connect women and non-binary artists around the world and support them in creating digital operas. There will also be female conductor courses, mentorship programs and online workshops aimed at providing opportunities for women and non-binary artists in the opera industry.