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Soprano Alwyn Mellor has withdrawn from scheduled performances in Opera North’s Ring for personal reasons, to be replaced by Lee Bisset as Sieglinde and Kelly Cae Hogan as Brünnhilde in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.
Southbank Centre today announce a new festival, Power of Power, programmed around Opera North’s highly-anticipated production of The Ring, which depicts a seductive world of gods, giants, dwarves and heroes caught between love and power.
For the second year, we'll be taking to the road from Leeds to Henham Park in Suffolk for Latitude Festival, to present a live performance of non-stop music in an otherworldly setting on the evening of Thursday 14 July.
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