Andrea Chénier

Love endures: experience Giordano’s lyrical and passionate Italian opera set during the turbulent history of the French Revolution

Così fan tutte

It all starts with a casual bet...Mozart explores themes of trust and deception with sparkling humour and some of his most sublimely beautiful music.

L'elisir d'amore

Delight yourself with this sunny 1950s-style production of Donizetti’s best-loved comedy about a mysterious 'love potion'...


A ground-breaking world premiere by emerging composer Mark Simpson and librettist Melanie Challenger. Co-commissioned with Aldeburgh Music and Royal Opera House.

The Ring Cycle

Wagner's epic masterpiece: More than 15 unforgettable hours of music and passion in a dramatic performance for the concert hall.

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  • More Pleasure by popular demand

    25 Jan 2016

    With two nights already sold out, Opera North has scheduled another performance of their new chamber opera, Pleasure, created by the young composer Mark Simpson and writer Melan...

  • Kiss Me, Kate scoops CityLife Award

    8 Jan 2016

    Manchester's theatre-goers have voted Kiss Me, Kate their top musical for 2015 in the city's CityLife Awards.

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  • Meet the Boys | Così fan tutte

    1 Feb 2016

    As opening night approaches, we caught up with the boys of Così fan tutte, Ferrando and Guglielmo — British tenor Nicholas Watts and Irish baritone Gavan Ring ...

  • Opera North's romantic favourites

    1 Feb 2016

    As we look forward to celebrating St Valentine's Day in Leeds and Huddersfield, we ask some members of staff and guest artists to let us in on their favourite romantic piece...

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