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2012/13 Season Announced


General Director, Richard Mantle announces Opera North's season from August 2012 – March 2013, which features seven operas presented in no fewer than six new productions. Read More


Lesley Garrett returns to opera

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We are delighted to announce the return of one of the UK's best loved artists, Lesley Garrett, to Opera North. Lesley will sing the role of Elle in a new production of Poulenc's La Voix Humaine in February 2013. Read More


Spring events in the Howard Assembly Room now on sale

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Revel in the arrival of Spring this year with a jam-packed and unrestrained programme in the Howard Assembly Room, from celebrations of the great post-war Broadway musicals to the best of young British opera talent, and from dynamic contemporary jazz acts to the summery sou... Read More


Die Walküre: Cast change announcement


Opera North welcomes American tenor Erik Nelson Werner to sing the role of Siegmund in its new concert staging of Die Walküre, which opens at Leeds Town Hall on 16 June 2012, replacing Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts who has withdrawn from the role. Read More