We’re going to the opera!

In fact…we’re writing. composing and performing it!

On 6th October, Year 5 began an exciting music project with a visiting music education group called Mahogany Opera.

Here we are, warming our voices up:

We will be working with Mahogany Opera to create a Snappy Opera. This will be a 10 minute opera with costumes, set, movement and singing and it will be based on our own ideas.

Here we are, coming up with inspiring ideas for a song:

During the project we will have the support and expertise of a composer, librettist and director who will support us to devise the opera, stage it and perform it for an invited audience, including our grown- ups.

Coming up with amazing mixed-up animals to be the characters in our opera:

         

This ……is an ‘incognito frog’…mysterious!

And if that wasn’t exciting enough, the BBC are coming to school to film us working with Mahogany Opera for a news feature on the BBC News website.

Watch this space!

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