Passionate about music? Want to get closer to our work through exclusive insights and events? Become a Friend of Opera North today!

Our Friends help us to create extraordinary experiences every day for audiences and communities across the north of England. As a Friend you will have year-round access to the best Opera North has to offer:

–  Secure your favourite seats with priority booking for opera (and Howard Assembly Room performances)
–  See dress rehearsals for our operas (for ticket holders)
–  Hear about future plans at our annual Season Announcement event
–  Enjoy regular member events including intimate recitals
–  Receive the latest news from the Company first, including a regular members’ newsletter

Join today for just £60

For more information or to join by monthly Direct Debit for £5 please contact 0113 223 3627 or

How our Friends make a difference

Our Friends are brought together through their passion for Opera North. They see our opera productions, explore music in new ways and champion our Education programme.

Together, the support from our community of Friends across the UK makes a big difference to the Company. Each year our Friends support a new production, bringing music and opera to audiences across the north of England.

Upcoming Friends events

To take advantage of our Friends events, log into your account and book below:

The Greek Passion Dress Rehearsal | Thursday, 12 September, 6pm

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Giulio Cesare Dress Rehearsal | Thursday, 26 September, 3pm

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La Bohème Dress Rehearsal | Thursday, 10 October, 7.15pm

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Get even closer

Get even closer

Join The Patrons’ Initiative and explore all areas of the Company, from opening night receptions to behind-the-scenes rehearsals with our artistic teams.

Explore our Education work

Explore our Education work

Discover how we encourage people to explore the art form of opera and the work of Opera North; to connect with communities and inspire the next generation.

Get in touch

Phone: +44 (0)113 223 3627


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