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Artistic Futures, Episode 24: James Brining

James Brining

In this special episode of Artistic Futures Podcast, Scarlett, Vicenzo, Beth, Vanessa and Seth from Mount St Mary’s Catholic High School interviewed James Brining. This was part of the their work experience at Opera North.

James Brining is a Director, and the Artistic Director and CEO of Leeds Playhouse. Since joining in 2012, he has directed a range of shows from new plays to large scale musicals including Oliver!, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, A Little Night Music, The Wizard of Oz and Into the Woods. James is currently working on My Fair Lady, produced in collaboration with Opera North and opening in June. He will also be directing The Magic Flute next season.

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Musical Excerpt: The Magic Flute: Duet ‘Pa-pa-pa’ (Papageno & Papagena) with Gavan Ring as Papageno, Amy Freston as Papagena and Orchestra of Opera North, conducted by Robert Howarth.

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