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Little Voices fill the Howard Assembly Room


[caption id="attachment_752" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photographs taken at photo session on 17 June, many thanks to all parents and children involved. Photo credit: Emily Dennison"][/caption] Driving to Opera North it doesn’t seem two minutes since I left in ... Read More

The Passion of Joan of Arc


The Howard Assembly Room hosted a very special event on Thursday 9th June, with a screening of Carl Dreyer's 1928 film The Passion of Joan of Arc, accompanied live by a 27 piece ensemble from the Orchestra of Opera North. A classic of the silent era, The Passion of Joan of Arc... Read More

The journey begins for Opera North's epic Ring Cycle


The Howard Assembly Room has been overflowing with sound this week as rehearsals started for Opera North's first ever full Ring Cycle. An augmented orchestra of 90 musicians, complete with musical anvils and Wagner tubas were led by Music Director Richard Farnes in the first r... Read More

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