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LEEDS OPERA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2021 PROGRAMME

LEEDS OPERA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2021 PROGRAMME

Leeds Opera Festival  from 23-30 August brings brand new productions of rare and wonderful operas to cities and communities across the North of England each late August Bank Holiday weekend. The festival combines performances from world-class and emerging artists with a programme of talks, panel discussions, workshops, community events and much more.The 2021 festival celebrates […]

OPERA FOR ALL AGES……

OPERA FOR ALL AGES……

Families in the north of England are being invited to get their first taste of opera this summer as Opera North takes its Whistle Stop Opera: The Magic Flute on tour across the region. Inspired by Mozart’s final opera, The Magic Flute, this Whistle Stop version packs adventure, a thought-provoking message and enchanting music into […]

A NEW DAWN FOR OPERA NORTH

A NEW DAWN FOR OPERA NORTH

Opera North today announces five new productions for its 2021/22 season and an eclectic programme of live music in the Howard Assembly Room, marking a crucial and celebratory moment for the national opera company in the North this Autumn. The new 2021/22 season, which is Opera North’s first full season in the wake of the […]

THREE GREAT OPERAS IN ONE WEEK

THREE GREAT OPERAS IN ONE WEEK

Opera International’s award winning Ellen Kent Productions is bringing Tosca, Carmen and Madame Butterfly with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra from Thursday 27 – Saturday 29 January 2022 to The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford. Puccini Tosca – Thursday 27 January 2022 This traditional production is a heady mixture of true love, torture and […]

OPERA NORTH BRINGS FESTIVE CHEER

OPERA NORTH BRINGS FESTIVE CHEER

  Opera North today announces new plans to share music and performance this Christmas, after the Company’s home city of Leeds moved into the highest tier as the second lockdown ended. Whether outdoors or online, all activities will observe Covid-19 secure guidelines with the safety of participants, staff, production crew and performers remaining paramount. Streamed […]

SWITCH ON…..

SWITCH ON…..

  Opera North has just announced Switch ON; a programme of new outdoor events and digital projects to take place this Autumn, embodying the Company’s commitment to make music with and for audiences in communities across the North of England.  This activity respects the latest government guidelines on social distancing and live performances, which are not […]

POSTPONEMENT OF OPERA NORTH’S AUTUMN & WINTER SEASONS

POSTPONEMENT OF OPERA NORTH’S AUTUMN & WINTER SEASONS

  As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and the latest guidance on live performances, Opera North has  announced the postponement of all mainstage productions due to tour in Autumn 2020 and Winter 2021. All productions previously planned for Autumn 2020 (La traviata, Jack the Ripper, and Trouble in Tahiti / West Side Story […]

FROM COUCH TO CHORUS

FROM COUCH TO CHORUS

  Anyone who has been missing their usual singing group during lockdown or who fancies having a go at mastering opera from the comfort of their living room can look forward to this summer’s launch of a new digital choir by Opera North. Starting in July, From Couch to Chorus will comprise four weekly sessions […]