Opera North, as part of the Arts Council England funded Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy Consortium, has today started a search for entrepreneurially-minded graduates to be part of its inaugural fundraising fellowship programme.
Opera North recently hosted the launch of Travels With My Opera Glasses, a new book written by Anthony Ogus which retells the author's experiences of watching opera around the globe.
Opera North has published its 2011 – 2012 Review which takes stock of its work and achievements over the past 18 months.
During the course of the review period Opera North was responsible for 337 public performances in 28 different venues and played to a geographically and socially broad audience of more the 237,000. This included more than 22,000 children, young people and adults through educational activities in communities across the North.
Christopher Alden’s recent production of for Opera North has been awarded a prestigious ‘Achievement in Opera’ award at the Theatre Awards UK 2012, in a ceremony held at the Guildhall in
Opera North today announces a new In Harmony partnership with a school in Leeds, impacting on 450 children in full-time education and the wider community. The pioneering project, one of four new In Harmony community development projects announced today, will be funded by the Arts Council England, the Department for Education and Opera North over three years between 2012 and 2015.
Opera North has been named as a regional partner for a national programme to introduce a new audience to folk music, song and dance.
It will take part in The Full English project being led by the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS).
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