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A rather active August...

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Ahead of the new season, a quieter period in the calendar has arrived, which leaves just enough time to reflect on the unusually busy August Opera North enjoyed, travelling the length of the UK.

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John Querns - A Repetitive Pianist

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I don’t want to be in the limelight. I like the job that I do, which is behind the scenes as part of the preparation of an opera – the repetiteur – ‘repeating’ rehearsals on the piano from a single moment to a full length performance. 

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What connects Carousel and Primary Schools?

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Well, children love a fairground ride, but that’s not the answer. Opera North is the connection! Dr Kara McKechnie spent last week with Opera North Education, visiting (and marking!) students delivering music workshops in schools. Here, she records a very busy week.

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February Frenzy

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  From operas for naughty children to a new tour and first visit to Dublin, it has been a busy month at Opera North. Have a look and listen to some of the links below to get a feel for what has been going on and what we are getting excited about.

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