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BBC RADIO TWO YOUNG FOLK AWARD WINNER

BBC RADIO TWO YOUNG FOLK AWARD WINNER

Leeds based singer Maddie Morris, has won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award. It was presented to her by folk duo and former winners of the award, Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar. The Radio 2 Young Folk Award is an educational talent contest, open to musicians from the UK aged 16-21, that exists to […]

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 […]

JUNIOR STRINGS PROGRAMME

JUNIOR STRINGS PROGRAMME

Opera North has launched a new youth ensemble for aspiring young instrumentalists across Leeds following the findings of a recent In Harmony report which highlighted the barriers to keeping children musically engaged as they move from primary to secondary school. Opera North Junior Strings is open to all budding string players with a view to […]

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL

Running for its sixth year, South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) will host its musically mesmerising Summer Solstice festival in collaboration with Opera North for the first time. To mark the longest day of the year, this year’s festival will take place in Leeds on Wednesday 21st June in the Howard Assembly Room at Opera North on […]

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 […]

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