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Figaro – the translator’s view


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


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


The Marriage of Figaro: Five fascinating facts


The Marriage of Figaro opens here at Opera North in just a few days time! Whether you are new to the opera or whether The Marriage of Figaro is a well-loved favourite, find out all about Mozart’s masterpiece here – its scandalous history, i... Read More