Our Puccini double bill of one act operas — the gripping Il tabarro and heart-rending Suor Angelica — has opened. Here is a selection of opening night audience tweets, Facebook comments, and some production photos...
For the 12th instalment of Leeds’ biggest free annual multi-arts event, the Howard Assembly Room will stage a continuous programme of music to bewitch, soothe and enthral, amidst a sea of glowing lights and projections.
August sees the first Opera North Summer Orchestra Camp which has been designed to help budding orchestral players perfect their skills, and acquire some exciting new ones, before performing in a concert with the full Orchestra of Opera North.
Soprano Alwyn Mellor has withdrawn from scheduled performances in Opera North’s Ring for personal reasons, to be replaced by Lee Bisset as Sieglinde and Kelly Cae Hogan as Brünnhilde in Götterdämmerung.
Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Rapunzel and a couple of princes are just some of the fairytale characters currently to be found at the West Yorkshire Playhouse as the Chorus of Opera North prepare to venture Into the Woods.
Opera North is delighted to announce upcoming mainstage work for 2016/17, with six brand new productions including Britten’s masterly Billy Budd and Rimsky-Korsakov’s delightful and rarely performed The Snow Maiden.