Opera North Blog

Posts with the tag "music"

Thumb_e2cee071518487d2f37ce2b57cf48db3

Richard Mantle looks forward to 2014

0 comments

Opera North General Director, Richard Mantle, talks about the highlights coming up as the Company's focus shifts to the two greatest Italian composers of opera, with Verdi's Macbeth and Puccini's The Girl of the Golden West. Read More

Thumb_c618aa5de1a722d866af5b2a97fea7d7

The flood is coming...

0 comments

The weekend we have been building towards is nearly upon us and signs of the coming of OverWorlds & UnderWorlds are springing up around our city, in particular a giant tree with a ship wrecked boat emerging up from Briggate.   Read More

Thumb_d42a5337e89e9e0c297e200a4cf09281

Reem Kelani: Notes from Tahrir Square

0 comments

Manchester born Palestinian singer Reem Kelani performs at the Howard Assembly Room in a special twilight concert on Friday 23 March. Last Autumn, she re-visited Tahrir Square in Cairo to undertake research for a BBC Radio 4 programme, Songs from Tahrir. Here, Reem shares s... Read More

Thumb_98145a3c09005f488e53aa689515af24

Home of the Brave (High Noon)

0 comments

Home of the Brave are performing a live set ahead of High Noon in the Howard Assembly Room on Friday 13 January. Richard Ormrod explains how the quartet’s love of Westerns shapes their music. Read More

Newsletter Sign up