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Jeet Thayil - On writing Babur in London


When the idea of a collaboration with The Opera Group first came up, it occurred to me that the figure of Babur was uniquely suited to opera. And more importantly, I think it interested Edward. That’s the thing about opera—you may have a great idea, but if ... Read More


Reem Kelani: Notes from Tahrir Square


Manchester born Palestinian singer Reem Kelani performs at the Howard Assembly Room in a special twilight concert on Friday 23 March. Last Autumn, she re-visited Tahrir Square in Cairo to undertake research for a BBC Radio 4 programme, Songs from Tahrir. Here, Reem shares s... Read More


February Frenzy


  From operas for naughty children to a new tour and first visit to Dublin, it has been a busy month at Opera North. Have a look and listen to some of the links below to get a feel for what has been going on and what we are getting excited about. Read More

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