Thank you to everyone for their support since Friday. We want to work with DCMS and ACE to aid the levelling up agenda but it has become clear to us that their proposal needs urgent revision so we can continue to be a world-class opera company in London and perform more regularly in all parts of the country, including Manchester. Please help us to get them to reconsider their current decision by signing this petition, kindly set up by Sir Bryn Terfel: