Opera North in Leeds
From full scale opera productions, to orchestral concerts in beautiful locations, to pop-up performances around the city – Leeds is the main base of Opera North and our sister venue, Howard Assembly Room.
The Company works with over 100 partner organisations as well as delivering wide-reaching activity with young people and adults.
In our hometown, we have been able to collaborate with other leading music institutions within the city including Leeds International Piano Competition, Leeds Lieder, Leeds Playhouse, Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds City Council, and even Leeds’ oldest nightclub Back to Basics…
We tour our work to a variety of places across the UK, including regular visits to Greater Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Hull. For a full list of current events and locations, view our What’s on page.
Orchestral concert season in Kirklees
A unique partnership between Opera North and Kirklees Council delivers a world class music offering in the heart of the region.
Together, we strive to bring an eclectic and dynamic display of symphonic music to Kirklees whilst nurturing the next generation of music lovers with enchanting family events.
‘The playing of the orchestra – the strings soaring, the wind inclusive, the brass rounded and imposing – consummate’
— Financial Times