FROM WARS TO JAWS!

FROM WARS TO JAWS!

  Join the Orchestra of Opera North for an afternoon celebrating some of the most famous film music written by John Williams at Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 16 October at 3pm. The concert will include lots of recognisable themes from classic blockbusters such as Hedwig’s Theme and Harry’s Wonderous World from Harry Potter, the […]

YOUNG MUSICIAN OPENS NEW SEASON

YOUNG MUSICIAN OPENS NEW SEASON

Youngest-ever winner of the BBC Young Musician of Year Competition (2002) aged just twelve, violinist Jennifer Pike and the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra open the Leeds International Orchestral Season 2016/17 at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 8 October. Renowned as a violinist  Jennifer Pike performs Sibelius’ Violin Concerto which is regarded as one of the most […]

FASHIONING THE FUTURE

FASHIONING THE FUTURE

FASHIONING THE FUTURE… Inspired by the relationship we have with the digital age and fashions many creative visions of the future, the UTOPIA collection captures the optimism of the unknown by drawing on the 60 year brand heritage to create the ultimate hair designs in high definition. “We are living in an age where boundaries […]

FOLK MUSIC COMES TO THE TOWN HALL

FOLK MUSIC COMES TO THE TOWN HALL

  Of all the stars in Folk Music’s wondrous firmament few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby. A remarkable interpretive singer, Kate performs at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 1 October. Kate’s soulful vocals resonate with the wistful beauty of an earthbound angel. Inhabiting a lyric with unforced conviction – no matter how old […]

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY TO LOTHERTON HALL

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY TO LOTHERTON HALL

The Christmas spirit has arrived early in Yorkshire this year, as Lotherton Hall – one of Yorkshire’s celebrated Edwardian houses and country estates nestled between Leeds and York – has announced the launch of its magical new attraction, The Christmas Experience. Designed with families in mind, the much-anticipated attraction is expected to capture the imaginations […]

A CELEBRATION OF THE GREATEST MOVIE SONGS

A CELEBRATION OF THE GREATEST MOVIE SONGS

One of the world’s great voices, Andrea Bocell will be appearing at Sheffield Arena on Friday 25 September to celebrate the greatest movie songs of all time. Nicknamed “violinist to the stars”, Caroline Campbell will accompany Bocelli. Having played with countless orchestras around the world including the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Indianapolis Symphony, Campbell is also […]

A BOLD RE-IMAGINING

A BOLD RE-IMAGINING

  A daring re-imagining of Charlotte Brontë’s ground-breaking last novel VILLETTE written by Linda Marshall Griffiths and directed by Playhouse Associate Director Mark Rosenblatt premieres in the Courtyard Theatre as the centrepiece of West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Brontë Season The season offers contemporary responses to the Brontë sisters across performance, dance and music. At its core […]

HEARTBREAK SWEEPS THE STAGE

HEARTBREAK SWEEPS THE STAGE

Get swept up in the passion and heartbreak as Northern Ballet brings Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Les Ballets de Monte Carlo’s production of Romeo and Juliet to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford from 11 – 15 October. A treasured classic reimagined, this is a timeless ballet for a modern audience. Set to Prokofiev’s unforgettable score, played live by […]

A MUSICAL LUNCH

A MUSICAL LUNCH

  Talented young violist, Bryony Gibson Cornish, opens the Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music 2016/17 series at The Venue, Leeds College of Music on Wednesday 5 October 2016. 2014 Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Young Soloist of the Year, violist Bryony Gibson Cornish performs Schumann’s Märchenbilder, Brahms’ Viola Sonata and Zimbalist’s Tango and Zapateados: Sarasateana accompanied by one […]

LEEDS ACTOR SET TO REVAL ALL

LEEDS ACTOR SET TO REVAL ALL

Leeds’ own Anthony Lewis is set to tread the boards in his home city this November when he reveals all in The Full Monty at The Grand Theatre. Anthony Lewis is best known as regular Marc Reynolds in Emmerdale. As a teenager, he played the title role in the children’s TV series Adam’s Family Tree […]

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