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Creative Encounters with Opera North

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Katie Turner of Guiseley School discusses her recent experience with Creative Encounters: Macbeth, a brand new curriculum-linked resource developed in collaboration with teachers and artists of Opera North. Read More

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My Opera North Adventure

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The audition process, flowers on opening night and the excitement of being on stage... A member of Opera North's Peter Grimes cast (Children of the Borough) shares a blog she kept surrounding her experience this past Autumn. Read More

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Imagining Hy Brasil

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Chris Watson, sound artist for BBC TV's award-winning Frozen Planet, describes his creation Hy Brasil - an enchanted island, hidden in fog somewhere off the coast of Ireland.  Read More

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Penguin Café: Reflections On A Dream

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The story goes that Penguin Café Orchestra was conceived in a dream. The Orchestra played in the Penguin Café, a place of warmth and happiness in an otherwise spiritless monotonous country, empty of emotion, life or community. Read More

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