Quilt Song – an opera for those who don’t do opera

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Quilt Song by Susie Self

Quilt Song by Susie Self – an opera for people who don’t do opera. The opera features themes of discrimination and human rights. It includes characters based on Rosa Parks, who famously refused to give up her place on the bus in the United States in 1955 and became a focus for the Civil Rights movement, and MP Jo Cox, the British Labour MP who was murdered in June 2016. The opera was performed at the Birmingham Old Rep theatre in October 2018. It was filmed by Media Production students at Birmingham City University. Susie Self is a PhD student at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

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