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Britten: A Sense of Place

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If you’d like to delve even deeper into Opera North’s Festival of Britten, a special edition of Inside Opera in the Howard Assembly Room in Leeds this coming Saturday afternoon (5 October) supplies the perfect opportunity.  Read More

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John Savournin on 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

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John Savournin, one of the 'Mechanicals', takes time out of the final rehearsals of A Midsummer Night's Dream to tell us about his first role for Opera North, including comical costumes, long distance relationships and exploring Leeds.  Read More

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Peter Grimes - English titles

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This production of Peter Grimes, first seen in 2006 and revived in 2008, was conceived and performed without the use of surtitles.  It was originally our intention to surtitle certain passages of the text for this revival, but as rehearsals have progressed we have co... Read More

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A workshop with Jac van Steen

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Dale Christmas, a student from the University of Hull, took part in an Opera North workshop with Peter Grimes conductor Jac van Steen. Read about his experience of mad motorways, theatrical basements and tea-fuelled discussions in his blog for us,... Read More

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