Music

PLAY ON…….

PLAY ON…….

To keep young people inspired and engaged with music, Opera North is launching a trio of initiatives over the Autumn months which will enable young musicians to develop their skills both together and at home. From 26-28 October, the Company will hold its first Percussion Academy. Taking place at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds, the […]

ARTS TOGETHER LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT

ARTS TOGETHER LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT

  In recognition of the huge impact the current situation has had on care homes, Arts Together has launched a new project which will see music, drama and performance being used to boost the mental and emotional wellbeing of residents and their carers across Leeds. During September, Arts Together for Care Homes will see local […]

CONDUCTORS COMPETITION RETURNS TO UK

CONDUCTORS COMPETITION RETURNS TO UK

Following a break of eleven years, the Leeds Conductors Competition will return in September 2020 for its tenth outing, offering transformative opportunities for young British conductors. Held at Leeds Town Hall in partnership between Leeds International Concert Season and Opera North, the Competition begins with a chance to take the podium in front of musicians […]

SEASONAL SOUNDS FROM OPERA NORTH

SEASONAL SOUNDS FROM OPERA NORTH

  From the youngest members of its Children’s Chorus to the most seasoned orchestral musicians and favourite guest artists, the entire Opera North company comes together this December for a Christmas programme rich in festive flavours of every kind. Committed to welcoming the widest possible audience to its work, the Leeds-based company follows its first […]

FREE MUSICAL LUNCHTIMES

FREE MUSICAL LUNCHTIMES

Free weekly concerts return to Leeds city centre as the Leeds Lunchtime Organ series and Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music recital series begin again. Each features musicians from across the globe and a wide programme of music. All concerts last fifty minutes, making perfect the midday respite to hear world class performances for free. Leeds Lunchtime […]

NEW CONCERT SEASON LAUNCHED

NEW CONCERT SEASON  LAUNCHED

The 2019-20 Kirklees Concert Season will mark the 17th year of a unique partnership between Opera North and Kirklees Council, and the first step on the journey towards the district’s Year of Music 2023. Concerts by the Orchestra of Opera North return to Huddersfield Town Hall, with programmes ranging from a one-act opera, symphonic rarities […]

A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE MICHAEL

A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE MICHAEL

Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove – A tribute to George Michael. The show is packed with crowd pleasing anthems. From the Wham classics of the new pop revival to the chart-topping success of the eighties […]

LEEDS TOWN HALL OPENS ITS DOORS…

LEEDS TOWN HALL OPENS ITS DOORS…

   There’s an exciting free series of organ music to accompany your lunchbreak every Monday at 1.05pm in Leeds Town Hall. Leeds Lunchtime Organ Music welcomes a wide range of exciting players to share music from across the globe performed on Europe’s largest three-manual organ. From possibly its youngest ever recitalist, the prizewinning Paul Greally […]

CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF AN ICON

CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF AN ICON

A celebration of the life and works of the pop legend Prince takes place on Thursday 16 August at Leeds Town Hall. New Purple Celebration is set to impress and includes all the iconic star’s hit singles. In 2016 the world lost a musical icon, now you can experience the ultimate tribute to an artist […]

ROCK OUT FOR FREE

ROCK OUT FOR FREE

LOVE LIVE music? Love the 80s? Then why not volunteer at Let’s Rock retro festival this summer and enjoy the event for free? By signing up to do a 4 hour shift with festival charity partner, Child Bereavement UK, selling wristbands and raffle tickets on the day, you will gain entry to the festival without […]

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