Opera in the City

Sunday 24 July 2022

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An alfresco summer evening of operatic favourites and classical masterpieces in Millennium Square.

Join us for glorious arias from Puccini’s La bohème and Tosca, Verdi’s Rigoletto, Il Trovatore and more, plus sweeping orchestral blockbusters from Tchaikovsky, Dvořák and Borodin.

The Orchestra of Opera North and conductor Martin André are joined by Opera North favourite, soprano Elin Pritchard, and award-winning young tenor David Junghoon Kim, who makes his Company debut in popular classics including ‘Nessun dorma‘.

There are also special appearances from outgoing Orchestra Leader David Greed, who says a last goodbye with Massenet’s ‘Méditation‘ from Thaïs, and from brilliant young Ukrainian soprano Inna Husieva.

Bring your own seat £20 | Seated £27.50

Doors 4.00pm | Start time 5.30pm

Mark Forrest

Under 16s: Seated £15 | Bring your own seat £10

Includes 10% non-refundable booking fee

Age Guidance
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult

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Verdi La forza del destino: Overture
Verdi Il trovatore: Aria ‘Tacea la note’ / ‘Di tale amor’
Verdi Rigoletto: Aria ‘Ella mi fu rapita’
Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Mascagni L’amico Fritz: Aria ‘Son pochi fiori’
Puccini Tosca: Aria ‘Recondita harmonia’
Handel Theodora: Aria ‘Angels ever bright and fair’
Puccini Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo to Act III
Puccini La bohème: Duet ‘O soave fanciulla’


Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Desideriy Zador ‘Oy ya znayu, shcho hrikh mayu’ (Oh, I know, I have a sin), Ukrainian folk song
Donizetti L’elisir d’amore: Duet ‘caro elisir’
Massenet Thais: ‘Méditation’
Gounod Roméo et Juliette: Aria ‘Je veux vivre’
Augustin Lara arr. Guinovart ‘Granada’
Dvořák Rusalka: Aria ‘Song to the Moon’
Borodin Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances


Puccini Turandot: Aria ‘Nessun Dorma’

Opera in the City

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