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During these challenging times, Opera North is determined to use music to enhance the lives of our audiences wherever they may be.

While we cannot perform live, we are delighted to be able to share some of our productions and performances with viewers online. We will respond to the current crisis with creativity and resilience, connecting people through the powerful shared experience of music and opera.

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If you are able, please consider making a donation to support our work. Every penny will help us to bring the joy of music into more homes, now and in the future.

The Ring Cycle

Watch Opera North’s acclaimed dramatic concert staging of Richard Wagner’s epic masterpiece online, in full, for free.

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The Turn of the Screw

Watch Opera North’s production of Benjamin Britten’s spine-chilling chamber opera for free online, in partnership with OperaVision.

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The Lullaby Project

An online collection of lullabies featuring performers appearing at the Howard Assembly Room. Press play and prepare to drift away….

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Discover the fascinating backstage world at Opera North during a live performance of Verdi’s La traviata in 2015. Available on BBC iPlayer for 1 month from 26 June.

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Trouble in Tahiti

Stream our production of Leonard Bernstein’s short opera, available on Now TV, who are currently offering 7-day free trials, or via Sky Arts on demand.

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The Adventures of Pinocchio

Our 2007 production of Jonathan Dove’s ‘fun for all the family’ opera is available to watch via Marquee TV, who are currently offering 14-day free trials.

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Don Giovanni

Watch our 2012 time-travelling production of Mozart’s darkly comic opera through Digital Theatre – rent for £7.99.

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