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Richard Angas


We are devastated to confirm that Richard Angas, a much loved and valued artist who has performed over many years with Opera North, was taken ill during rehearsals for Peter Grimes yesterday and died later in hospital.

A revealing review


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.

Opera North announces In Harmony project in South Leeds school


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.

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