Put your business in the spotlight.

As one of the UK’s leading arts organisations, operating in the heart of Leeds for more than 45 years, Opera North is a cornerstone of Yorkshire’s cultural life. Partnership with us is an opportunity to demonstrate your support for great art and music in the north of England, and to reinforce our region’s reputation as a cultural powerhouse to rival any other.

Generate value for your business while bringing the life-enhancing benefits of music to everyone, regardless of background, age or postcode.

Opera North x Business

Membership of Opera North x Business provides access to premium stakeholder hospitality, a wealth of opportunities for brand development, and offers to engage and motivate staff, all while joining a collective of leading companies helping us to make our city and region a great place to live, work and study.

Bespoke partnership packages are available, tailored to your needs, with investment from £1,000 + VAT per year.

Alexandra Lowe as Fiordiligi, Gillene Butterfield as Despina and Heather Lowe as Dorabella © James Glossop

Benefits include:

Hospitality and stakeholder engagement

  • Guaranteed ticket allocation for opera, orchestral concerts and more 
  • Invitations to opening nights, supporters’ events and exclusive launches 
  • Behind-the-scenes access and opportunities to meet cast and creative teams 

Marketing and brand development

  • Inclusion in Opera North brochures, programmes and digital marketing materials 
  • Visibility on Opera North social media, with a following of 97,000 on Facebook, 22,000 on Instagram, and 12,000 on LinkedIn 
  • Inclusion in supporter and public newsletters 

Staff engagement

  • Ticket discount offers 
  • Priority booking throughout the year 
  • Discounts on skills development workshops with Opera North artists and creatives 

Corporate partnerships

Whether you want to sponsor one of our world-class productions, dazzle your guests, or invest in a cause your company cares about, our team is perfectly placed to curate unique partnerships to help your business stand out.

Opportunities include:

Sponsorship: put your name to one of our opera productions, Howard Assembly Room gigs, or audience development initiatives.

Make your mark: fulfil your CSR and ESG objectives by making a visible investment in our learning and engagement work, community outreach projects, and pioneering sustainability initiatives.

Unforgettable events: host events in the historic Howard Assembly Room or our acclaimed restaurant, Kino.

Pupils taking part in Big Sing: Wonderland Restored in Bradford © Tom Arber

Corporate Partners

Get in touch

Liz Draper | Director of Development
0113 223 3711


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