Our Friends support the rich cultural output of Opera North from the mainstage to the year-round orchestral programme by the Orchestra of Opera North and the rich and diverse education programme.
“The more I get to know opera the more I love it. And there's no better way of getting to know opera than with the Friends of Opera North.”
— Francis Watson, Friend of Opera North
“Becoming a Friend of Opera North is the sure-fire way to be a part of what you love. Meet the team behind the shows and mingle with like-minded people. Feed your passion – become a Friend of Opera North so we can continue to create he country’s finest productions”
- James Laing, Singer
The Friends of Opera North support pre-show talks and podcasts throughout the current season and one new production a year, including The Coronation of Poppea in 2014, pictured above.
If you are looking for a unique present for someone special, a Gift Membership gives a friend or loved one the opportunity to get closer to the work of Opera North.