Operadagen Rotterdam

from 22 to 24 May 2018

Heroic Stories - Collaboration between smaller and larger companies and festivals

Operadagen Rotterdam will be the scene where smaller and larger opera companies may gather this spring to explore collaborations and partnerships. They will share Heroic Stories which are the declared theme of this busy festival in the vibrant ‘second city’ of the Netherlands.

Opera Europa has joined forces with Operadagen Rotterdam to devise a common programme during an intensive 48 hours between lunchtime on Tuesday 22 May and lunchtime on Thursday 24 May. We encourage active participation from smaller and flexible companies, whom we wish to place centre-stage at this event; but we also welcome those larger companies seeking creative partnerships with those smaller groups.

Delegates are offered a wide range of performances, plus meals and parties, for a bargain price of 150€ each. The programme offers opportunities to pitch co-productions and network with potential partners. Those working in this field should not miss it!

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Conference registration includes participation in all sessions of the Opera Europa conference, lunches and dinner (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning) and attendance of the opening day of Operation Music Theatre (Thursday, including lunch) and a ticket to the following performances:
■ Tuesday: GALA! and The Secret Diary of Nora Plain
■ Wednesday: The end of the story, Ballad Opera and When I die
■ Thursday: Canticum Canticorum 

                       as of 2 May
Participant         150€        175€
Participant          250€        275€
Extra ticket for any Operadagen performance 10€


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