New Music  |  New Theatre

“Radius are the sum of a remarkable group of parts
and demand to be listened to and engaged with”


Current Production: LIFE STORIES

Our current production is LIFE STORIES: a double bill of new one-act operas by Tim Benjamin with words by Anton Chekhov and Anthony Peter, featuring the sensational voices of Taylor Wilson (mezzo-soprano) and James Fisher (bass). LIFE STORIES will tour in the north of England in February and March 2016, having previously toured in the north in 2015 and appearing (to great critical acclaim!) at the 2015 Tête-à-Tête festival in London.

Read more about LIFE STORIES and watch the trailer here

Life Stories audience feedback wordcloud
Wordcloud of the audience feedback for Life Stories

Welcome to Radius

Radius specialises in the production of contemporary opera and music theatre works.

Radius was founded in 2006 as a specialist contemporary classical chamber music ensemble based in London, United Kingdom. With a reputation for outstanding musicianship and innovative ideas, the high standard of our performances has been critically acclaimed by the national and musical press.

Radius have appeared on tour at theatres and festivals nationwide, at prestigious venues including London’s Wigmore Hall and Southbank Centre, and have given the first performances of many new works.

Who is Madame X?

Most Recent Production: Madame X

Our most recent previous production is Madame X, a gripping tale of money, exploitation, murder, and revenge in the world of Art. Read / watch more here, or see the Madame X website for details (in particular check out the rave reviews!)

Who Is Radius?

Radius produces new opera and seeks to broaden the audience for new opera particularly in West Yorkshire and surrounding areas, where we are based. Our work has been critically acclaimed and is also very popular with audiences, including many people for whom a Radius production was their very first experience of opera.

The current Artistic Director is Tim Benjamin.

Our contemporary opera productions are detailed here

Chamber Music Concerts

Our chamber music concerts are detailed here