Press Centre

Press Centre

Press contacts

Julia O'Sullivan, Head of Communications
julia.o'sullivan@operanorth.co.uk
0113 223 3526 | 07956 647573

Elizabeth Simmonds, Press Officer
elizabeth.simmonds@operanorth.co.uk
0113 213 5641

Rowland Thomas, Press Officer
rowland.thomas@operanorth.co.uk
0113 223 3528

Please contact the press office with general media enquiries, filming or interview requests, for access to press images/ footage, or to request press tickets for performances.

OPERA NORTH ANNOUNCES NEW IN HARMONY PARTNERSHIP WITH SOUTH LEEDS SCHOOL

Opera North today announces a new In Harmony partnership with a school in Leeds, impacting on 450 children in full-time education and the wider community. The pioneering project, one of four new In Harmony community development projects announced today, will be funded by the Arts Council England, the Department for Education and Opera North over three years between 2012 and 2015. 

THE CURSE OF RUDDIGORE ALL OVER THE UK

Ruddigore, Opera North's hugely successful operetta, will travel to three new venues this summer in a one-off tour that visits Sheffield and crosses borders to Edinburgh and Belfast. Audiences in these cities will now be able to revel in this witty Victorian melodrama, which is considered one of Gilbert & Sullivan's most inventive works.

DIE WALKURE - 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concert staging of Die Walküre, which opens at Leeds Town Hall on 16 June 2012, replacing Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts who has withdrawn from the role.