Music

FROM THE JAM THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

FROM THE JAM THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

From The Jam “That’s Entertainment” 9th May 2019, The Brudenell, Leeds https://www.fromthejamofficial.com/ “Blown away by this band- you must see them if you can!” –  Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2  From The Jam comprised of legendary  former ‘The Jam’ bassist Bruce Foxton, vocalist & guitarist Russell Hastings, drummer Mike Randon, and Andy Fairclough on Hammond and […]

STAR WARS FILM CONCERT

STAR WARS FILM CONCERT

  Following on from the success of 2018’s arena tour of Star Wars: A New Hope Live with Orchestra, promoter Senbla will present the next installment of the Star Wars: Film Concert Series. The second film released in the franchise, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, will be performed live in UK arenas including Leeds  […]

NEW DIRECTIONS IN PERFORMANCE

NEW DIRECTIONS IN PERFORMANCE

Five lead artists will take part in the latest of Opera North’s Resonance residencies this April and May, developing new ideas in workshops and work in progress performances at the Company’s Leeds base, with the support of PRS Foundation. Launched in 2017, Resonance offers professional artists from BAME backgrounds working in any genre of music, […]

IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE

IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE

If music be the food of love head to the City Varieties Music Hall where artists, bands and musicians of all genres play on. Wednesday 27 March – FOSTER AND ALLEN. Mick Foster and Tony Allen have been touring for over 40 years yet the popularity of this enduring Irish folk due shows no sign of […]

EIGHTIES LEGENDS, CLUB CLASSICS AND A MOVIE BLOCKBUSTER

EIGHTIES LEGENDS, CLUB CLASSICS AND A MOVIE BLOCKBUSTER

The Orchestra of Opera North will return to Millennium Square, Leeds for another long weekend this summer, joined by Jimmy Somerville, Nik Kershaw, Howard Jones and more for 80s Classical on Friday 26 July, and special guest vocalists for the third instalment of The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics on Saturday 27 July, with […]

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 […]

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