Opera North creates extraordinary experiences every day, using music and opera to entertain, engage, challenge and inspire.
Orchestra of Opera North
The Orchestra of Opera North is the only opera orchestra which also has a full symphonic concert programme.
Learning & Engagement
Be inspired by music and the arts with workshops, activities and ensembles for children, families, young people, and adults of all ages.
Opera North works in partnership with higher education to create new knowledge, enhance skills and inspire creativity, that strengthens learners, makers and places.
We put environmental thinking and action at the heart of what we do. Read more about our sustainability aims.
Theatre of Sanctuary
We are the UK’s only opera company to have been awarded Theatre of Sanctuary status. Find out more about our work with refugees and sanctuary seekers.
The Music Works £18 million redevelopment campaign to transform our home is now complete. In autumn 2022 we threw open our doors to invite the public in to enjoy some of our new spaces and world-class music facilities.