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Omar Shahryar


Omar Shahryar is an award-winning composer and facilitator whose internationally acclaimed opera, A Shoe Full of Stars, won the YAM Award Prize for Best Opera for Young People 2018 and was reported on by Channel 4 News. Omar has led participatory music projects for some of the world's leading opera companies and concert halls, including Glyndebourne, Royal Opera, the Wigmore Hall, BrittenSinfonia and Streetwise Opera. Omar is Artistic Director of Opera Schmopera, an opera company for young people, and a board member for Tête-à-tête Opera Company and RESEO, the European Network of Opera, Music and Dance Education.

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