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The Invincible Summer

[caption id="attachment_793" align="alignright" width="199" caption="Cello in front of Mimmo Paladino Porta d’Oriente 2005 at the YSP. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Scheffel. Photo: Tom Arber Photography"][/caption] Cellist Matthew Sharp on Summer ahead of the second in a...

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I Feel Like a Rock Star!

Among the truly British beach scene, brightly coloured deckchairs, windbreakers, waves, sand, swooping seagulls and burst beach balls rehearsals for Beached were in full swing. We spoke to the participants about their experience so far at the first rehearsal which brought toge...

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Launch of New Behind the Scenes Website

Today saw the launch of our first behind the scenes online experience page-to-stage.co.uk which offers visitors a weekly insight into the process of creating an opera, from notes scribbled on a piece of paper to a polished production with a cast of over 60, a full orchestra...

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Bridlington update

Opera North continues to work actively to achieve our ultimate goal – to perform the community opera, Beached. Since the school withdrew last Friday, we have persevered in our efforts to negotiate with all parties involved - Lee Hall, Harvey Brough and the school - in an aim t...

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A statement from Richard Mantle

Update (6/7/11): Progress has been made, discussions are ongoing http://operanorth.wordpress.com/2011/07/06/bridlington-update/ Beached was commissioned by Opera North as part of its work to engage communities and young people in the Bridlington area through active particip...

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