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Waiting in the Wings: Covering Figaro

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With just hours until curtain up, young bass-baritone Bradley Travis received news that he would be stepping in to make his first full professional debut with Opera North, singing the title role in our new production of The Marriage of Figaro. Describe... Read More

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Figaro – the translator’s view

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Opera North's new production of The Marraige of Figaro will be sung to an English translation provided by librettist Jeremy Sams. Based on the plot of Beaumarchais' controversial play, La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro, Jere... Read More

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Our new Violetta for Winter 2015: Anna Jeruc-Kopec

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As rehearsals for La traviata begin once more, we caught up with our new Violetta for this season, Polish soprano Anna Jeruc-Kopec. Anna covered the role last Autumn, but now takes centre stage and tells us what she is most looking forward to about becoming Violetta again&hell... Read More

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