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From First Rehearsal to First Night

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The Opening Night! The last in the series of Opera North’s Così fan tutte blog and Richard Mantle, General Director, reflects on the highs and lows of the last seven weeks, the buzz of the first night and why you should not miss Così fan tutte! It’s all of seven we... Read More

From First Rehearsal to First Night

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Follow Opera North’s production of Così fan tutte from rehearsals and first fittings to singer’s insights and first night nerves. Week seven, Justin Doyle, Assistant Conductor, gives an insight into the "sitting" rehearsal. On Thursday we had the 'Sitz' rehearsals fo... Read More

From First Rehearsal to First Night

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Follow Opera North’s production of Così fan tutte from rehearsals and first fittings to singer’s insights and first night nerves. Week six, Sophie Higson, Deputy Stage Manager, tells us about the practical aspects of rehearsals, prompt corner, and the 'Book'. As De... Read More

From First Rehearsal to First Night

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Follow Opera North’s production of Così fan tutte from rehearsals and first fittings to singer’s insights and first night nerves. Week Five, Allan Clayton, who will sing Ferrando, shares his tips on keeping up with the football and cricket while rehearsing an opera. ... Read More

From First Rehearsal to First Night

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Follow Opera North’s production of Così fan tutte from rehearsals and first fittings to singer’s insights and first night nerves. Week four, Victoria Simmonds playing Dorabella talks about managing children and costumes. It’s so great to be back up in Leeds again. ... Read More

From First Rehearsal to First Night

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Follow Opera North’s production of Così fan tutte from rehearsals and first fittings to singer’s insights and first night nerves. Week three, Tim Albery gives an insight into the first week of rehearsals from a director’s perspective. With some operas, you want t... Read More

From First Rehearsal to First Night

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Follow Opera North’s production of Così fan tutte from rehearsals and first fittings to singer’s insights and first night nerves. During week two, Stephen Rodwell, Head of Costume, gives an insight into the first fittings of the new season. Così fan tutte opens the O... Read More

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