Music Works has cemented Opera North as a creative powerhouse in the heart of Leeds, committed to using music to create extraordinary experiences every day for and with the communities we serve.

More extraordinary experiences

With a new restaurant and bar and refurbished Box Office, our historic building is open to everyone from morning till late at night

A fully accessible estate

A new restaurant and bar, open to audiences and general public

A refurbished Opera North Box Office and reception for Leeds Grand Theatre

Restoration of our Grade II listed building

A home for Opera North Education

• The new, flexible Bramall Education Studio where audiences of all ages and backgrounds can learn about and participate in making music
• The Holbeck Teaching room and break out spaces for school groups and students
• A shared entrance for students, artists and staff, placing young people at the heart of the Company

A cultural flagship for Leeds

• An environmentally efficient estate
• Photovoltaic panels to generate energy
• A major capital investment in the run up to 2023 Leeds cultural celebrations
• A significant contribution to the wider improvements to the New Briggate public realm

Cutting-edge facilities

• An outstanding artistic centre for the Company’s creative work
• The purpose-built Mantle Music Rehearsal Studio and three music coaching rooms
• Refurbished Costume Workshop and Dye Room
• A new artist and Company green room

More live music

• More performances in the Howard Assembly Room
• A dedicated entrance and a beautiful atrium for the Howard Assembly Room
• An open, welcoming building that is fully accessible at all levels

Step inside...

Take a look as our new building develops – from new places to eat, drink and relax to our state of the art education studio and new facilities for world-class music making, we can’t wait to welcome you inside.


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