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9 Dec 2017

Presented by Leeds Festival Chorus

Simon Wright, Conductor
Leeds Festival Chorus
Lorna James, Soprano
Victoria Sharp, Soprano
Stuart Laing, Tenor

Leeds Festival Chorus, one of the UK’s finest, and the Orchestra of Opera North join forces to present a joyous evening of popular orchestral and choral music. Expect a seasonal mix of some of the most famous and inspiring pieces ever composed.

Bach Christmas Oratorio:
No. 1 - Jauchzet, frohlocket
No. 10 – Pastorale
No. 9 – Ach mein herzliebes Jesulei
Hely-Hutchinson A Carol Symphony: 3rd mvmnt
Berlioz​ L’Enfance du Christ: Shepherds’ Farewell
Tchaikovsky​ Nutcracker: Waltz of the Snowflakes
Suite No. 1 (ex o/t)
(Trepak, Merlitons, Sugar Plum Fairy, Pas de Deux)
Porter Kiss Me, Kate: Another Op'nin', Another Show
Verdi La traviata: Brindisi
Puccini Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus 
Lehár The Merry Widow: Vilja
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin: ​Waltz
Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana: Intermezzo
Easter Hymn
Bernstein Candide: Finale



Click on the venue below to plan your visit.


Find Us

Leeds Town Hall
The Headrow

Important Information

Box Office: 0844 848 2720 (calls cost 7ppm)

  • There is full wheelchair access to Leeds Town Hall through the entrance at ground level at the front of the building. 
  • A number of spaces in the auditorium are reserved for wheelchair users.
  • There are accessible toilet facilities at all levels.
  • Support dogs are welcome. 
  • If you would like any further information on facilities for patrons with disabilities, please call 0113 395 0322. 

Leeds Town Hall is conveniently located in the centre of Leeds, next to Leeds Central Library and Leeds City Art Gallery. It is a five minute walk from both the rail and bus stations and a ten minute drive from the M1 and M62 motorways.

  • The nearest secure parking is available at The Light (accessible via Great George Street). Price: £6.50 between 5.30pm-12.00am
  • 24 hour, 7 days a week parking is available at Woodhouse Lane car park. Price: £2 for 2 hours, £3 for 3 hours, £4 for 4 hours, £5.50 for 12 hours
  • On-street parking is also available. Price: £2 between 6.00pm-8.00am
  • We advise patrons travelling by car to leave as much time as possible for parking

Choose from these fantastic pre-performance dining options and make your experience complete!


Explore the pre-theatre menu (available Monday to Saturday 5.00-6.30pm) or a la carte menu at Iberica, Leeds' authentic Spanish dining experience, just a three minute walk from Leeds Town Hall. Turandot bookers can also enjoy a complimentary glass of cava when ordering from either menu on presentation of ticket (day of performance). 

Download Menu | Book via email or call 0113 403 7007

Veritas Ale & Wine Bar

Enjoy a special pre-opera meal at Veritas Ale & Wine Bar. Just a 2 minute walk from Leeds Town Hall, choose either two courses for £13.95 (£17.50 with a 175ml house wine) or three courses for £15.95 (£19.50 with a 175ml house wine). Available 5.00-6.30pm. Booking is required.

Download Menu | Book via email or call 0113 242 8094 and quote 'pre-opera menu'

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