Music

HOLLYWOOD HITS

HOLLYWOOD HITS

  John Wilson’s superstar orchestra returns to Leeds Town Hall on Thursday 7 December with their new show ‘A Celebration of the MGM Film Musicals’.  The orchestra has established an international reputation performing repertoire from the golden era of Hollywood and Broadway musicals and music for the big screen. Joined by guest soloists and for the first […]

MUSIC IN MILLENNIUM SQUARE

MUSIC IN MILLENNIUM SQUARE

This summer the Orchestra of Opera North ventures out of the theatre and into the sunshine in the heart of Leeds for Opera North in the City, an open-air long weekend of club classics, legendary arias, songs from the shows, and a screening of Back to the Future with live symphonic score. In partnership with […]

A NEW EXCITING PROGRAMME

A NEW EXCITING PROGRAMME

Spring season at the Howard Assembly Room at Opera North is rich in musical dialogues. AfroCubism Revisited (22 April) promises both a re-interpretation of the music of the original album, and further explorations of the fertile history of musical exchange between Cuba and West Africa. Bassekou’s countryman Vieux Farka Touré unveils his new album, a […]

WANTED YOUNG MUSICIANS

WANTED YOUNG MUSICIANS

A search has been launched for talented young musicians to form an Opera North Youth Orchestra to work alongside the Opera North Youth Company as they prepare to take a new production on tour this Summer. The Youth Company will stage a one act opera written by Stephen Deazley. Titled Dr Ferret’s Bad Medicine Roadshow, […]

ONE HUNDRED YEARS…..

ONE HUNDRED YEARS…..

Leeds Male Voice Choir celebrates its 100 year anniversary with a programme of voice and brass for the whole family at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 24 September. In celebration of its centenary, Leeds Male Voice Choir takes the audience on a musical journey through the last hundred years to perform a spectacular gala concert […]

CAPE CUB TO RELEASE DEBUT EP ‘CLOSER’ ON 25th MARCH LIVE LEEDS DATES

CAPE CUB TO RELEASE DEBUT EP ‘CLOSER’ ON 25th MARCH LIVE LEEDS DATES

Marske-by-the-Sea artist Cape Cub will release his debut EP, Closer, on 25th March – with the stunning visuals to its title track streaming now at DIY. Having accumulated huge numbers of plays across SoundCloud and Spotify with his trio of 2015 uploads – as well as over 1,000,000 listeners on Mr Suicide Sheep’s YouTube channel for the outstanding ‘Keep […]

SECOND WAVE OF ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR READING AND LEEDS FESTIVAL

SECOND WAVE OF ACTS ANNOUNCED FOR READING AND LEEDS FESTIVAL

   26th- 28th August 2016 Bank Holiday Weekend   ANNOUNCING 2016 CO-HEADLINERS   FOALS // DISCLOSURE  JACK Ü, IMAGINE DRAGONS, TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB,  FETTY WAP, CRYSTAL CASTLES,  PARKWAY DRIVE, THE INTERNET, NOTHING BUT THIEVES, OLIVER HELDENS AND HANNAH WANTS All revealed to play across the weekend!   ALTERNATIVE STAGE ANNOUNCES KURUPT FM: CHAMPAGNE STEAM […]

WILLOWMAN FESTIVAL 2016

WILLOWMAN FESTIVAL 2016

(pictured The Beat) North Yorkshire’s ‘Willowman’ Music Festival set for summer 2016 UK’s Best Value four-day festival announces wave of acts over 16th –  19th June 2016 weekend. Original punksters The Undertones will take to the stage along with ska legends The Beat.  They will be joined by reggae stars Misty in Roots and jazz funksters […]

LEEDS DOCK’S FESTIVE CHEER

LEEDS DOCK’S FESTIVE CHEER

Leeds Dock will throw open the doors of pop-up riverside bar Dock 29 next Tuesday (December 15th) to welcome Sky moving into the area and offer a plethora of winter warming cocktails, sparkling wines and beers. The eclectic space will comprise of chic furniture, rich fabrics and a suspended aeroplane to offer a contemporary urban […]

FAMILY FAVOURITES

FAMILY FAVOURITES

Delight your family this Christmas with a double-bill of classic musical stories for children: The Snowman and Paddington Bear’s First Concert, accompanied by a live orchestra at Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 20 December. Accompanied by the Orchestra of Opera North, the enchanted animated film The Snowman will be shown on a giant screen with […]

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