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To Move the Soul: Performing Poppea

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Musical Director Laurence Cummings examines the authorship behind Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea and asks the question: does it really matter who it is by when the music moves your soul? Read More

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RECON Festival: Who Pioneers, Where and How?

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With excitement building towards one of Yorkshire's most exciting arts festivals RECON, Andy Abbott, RECON co-director and Fellow in Music, University of Bradford tells us what to expect and why the festival is so important for the region.  Frank Zappa said th... Read More

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Demystifying Mozart’s Requiem

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Opera North’s Library Manager and Cellist, Andrew Fairley, sheds some light on the mystery of Mozart’s Requiem and tells us what makes Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs new completion so special. Read More

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La traviata rehearsals in pictures

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Opera North’s Autumn 2014 season opens with a brand new production of Verdi’s La traviata, set among the glamour, vitality and beauty of the Belle Époque: a golden age of Parisian art, culture and romance at the turn of the 20th century. We caught ... Read More

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