Clients of Leeds-based homelessness charity St George's Crypt enjoyed a special lunchtime concert on Tuesday 25 March by musicians from Opera North. Martin Pickard, Head of Music, and Robert Ashworth, a horn player from the Orchestra of Opera North, performed in the Crypt's canteen as part of Switch ON.
Opera North announces a new folk collaboration A Time and a Place, co-produced by the Barbican, sounduk and Opera North.
Opera North’s flagship music education project, In Harmony Opera North, has won the award for ‘Best Classical Music Education Initiative’ at the Music Teacher Awards, sponsored by Classic FM.
Following the sad news of Richard Angas’ death, we are able to announce that the role of Swallow in Peter Grimes will be performed by Dean Robinson.
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.
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