Dates for your diary

Check out the events to look forward to:


26-29 September 2018

Artistic Administration forum meeting at English National Opera, London

hosted by English National Opera and Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London


The AA forum is meeting on 27 and 28 September to discuss varied topics including co-productions and artist relations, starting with a sneak peak of Royal Opera House’s Open Up project in its final stages and culminating in the opening night of Strauss’s Salome at the Coliseum. On the previous day, a collective of agents are hosting auditions in the morning at Wigmore Hall; and on Saturday morning, participants are invited to the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme auditions at Covent Garden.


4-6 October 2018

Human Resources forum meeting

hosted by Opéra de Lille


The HR forum will be considering Leadership – from examples of good practice to expert contributions and a workshop, as well as discussing the progress and relevance of Opera Europa’s benchmarking exercise, with as bonus the premiere of a new production of Händel’s Rodelinda.


17-20 October 2018

Opera Europa autumn conference: Imagination

with Fundraising & Friends forum, Technical & Production forum, Education forum and Audio Visual & Digital Media forum hosted by Opéra national de Paris and Opéra Comique


25-27 October 2018

Marketing & Communications forum meeting

hosted by Auditorio de Tenerife


The M&C forum’s main focus will be on Storytelling, which has become incremental in communicating with audiences and stakeholders alike. Participants will also enjoy Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algieri.


15-17 November 2018

RESEO conference: Lasting Legacy: Ensuring the Long Term Impact of Arts Education

hosted by Royal Danish Theatre Copenhagen


23-24 November 2018

56th Pearle* Members Conference, Antwerp


14-19 December 2018

5th Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition