Young singers from our community residency at Low Road Primary School are joining the Company for the Turandot performances at Leeds and on tour. Read More
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Puccini’s last opera Turandot contains one of the most celebrated arias in all opera — ‘Nessun dorma’. It became an anthem worldwide when used as the theme for the 1990 World Cup as sung by one Luciano Pavarotti, but what is this aria actually... Read More
Ahead of The Orchestra of Opera North's Nature and Spirit concerts, our music director offers some thoughts on the programme's climactic Strauss masterpiece. Read More
We'll be commemorating this year's centenary of the Russian Revolution with a series of events in the Howard Assembly Room, beginning with talks by broadcaster and author Tariq Ali and fantasy writer and political activist China Miéville. Read More
For most of us, living here and now, Disney’s Cinderella – featuring two evil step sisters, a fairy godmother, a glass slipper and a forgiving heroine – is the most familiar version of the tale. But in reality, it is only one in thousands...&nb... Read More