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Shadow Opera is a creative collective specialising in innovative music theatre. We explore unconventional ways of presenting opera and telling stories through new commissions and collaboration.

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Current production


The true story of two Victorian poets and lovers, who lived and wrote under the pseudonym, Michael Field. This podcast opera explores the sensual, fantastical and witty world of Michael Field, and his struggle with Victorian patriarchy. 

Past productions

  • "I was going to go home and sleep but this Stop All the Clocks thingy is magnificent!"

    Review Bookshop

  • "Floyd’s music is written with a lyrical understanding of the human voice not always found in modern classical music and there wasn't a weak link in the singing" 

    One Stop Arts ****

  • “This Opera is a very well-made piece, with many features in common with the well-made plays that used to be common in the West End"

    The Spectator  ****

  • "This is a highly accomplished work with a musical language and subject matter accessible to all.Its inaugural production was truly captivating"

    Dame Hilary Boulding 


Creative Team


Tom Floyd

Artistic Director


Sophie Goldrick



James Long



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Shadow Opera company number 11056962