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The art of audio description

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We're passionate about increasing accessibility to opera, particularly for those who encounter more barriers than most. Here we discuss our audio-described performances with two of our visually-impaired audience members, and our resident audio describer. Read More

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Bring on the boys

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Featuring an all-male cast, Billy Budd is the first time some of the boys who sing in the Opera North Children's Chorus will have performed on the mainstage. We asked them about the experience. Read More

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Season of Secrets: The warm-up...

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Secrets revealed! Welcome to the world of an opera singer… Our season of secrets let us in on some of their tricks — what they do to warm up, and if they have any secret rituals before they go on stage. Read More

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Rehearsing Billy Budd

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Just one week ahead of our brand new production of Britten's all-male masterpiece, Billy Budd, opening, we climb aboard the HMS Indomitable with our cast and crew and get an inside look at how the show is shaping up... Read More

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