Music

BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN STOPS OFF AT ILKLEY…

BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN STOPS OFF AT ILKLEY…

Twice Grammy-nominated Nashville based, Beth Nielsen Chapman will perform at King’s Hall, Ilkley on Tuesday 9 November 2021 as part of her All Around the World Tour. Beth Nielsen Chapman has released 13 solo albums and written seven #1 hits and songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Bette Midler, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Michael […]

SOUNDS OF A CITY…..

SOUNDS OF A CITY…..

Musicians, artists, producers and composers in Leeds have been challenged to put their talents to the test by creating a new piece capturing the evolution of the city’s soundtrack. A partnership between Abbey House Museum and Music:Leeds is calling on modern day maestros to create a composition inspired by the 200 years of history explored […]

FROM COUCH TO CHORUS

FROM COUCH TO CHORUS

With over 2,000 people having attended the original From Couch to Chorus digital choir in the Summer, Opera North has put together a special Festive Edition starting next month. Ideal for singers who are missing their usual choral sessions, From Couch to Chorus: The Festive Edition is also suitable for beginners who would like to […]

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 […]

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