Education and engagement

Opera North: Opera Challenge

Take the Opera North Opera Challenge and create and opera in just 5 days!

Opera Challenge is a packed week of activity in the Easter Holidays, where young people age 8-13 have the opportunity to work with industry professionals to explore the varied facets of creating an opera.

We start the clock ticking at the beginning of the week and by the end of the 5 days you will perform your masterpiece which will include song, movement, dialogue and design elements.

What you'll need: 

  • Bags of enthusiasm
  • Creative ideas and imagination
  • Courage to try something new and take a chance
  • Your singing voice

We will help you:

  • Work with professional practitioners, including the Chorus of Opera North
  • Learn and sing new music and songs inspired by a wide range of operas
  • Gain new skills and make new friends
  • Put together an amazing performance to share

You can read more about Opera Challenge 2017 on our blog.

For more information, please contact or 0844 848 2720 (calls cost 7ppm).