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Phoenix Dance Theatre and Opera North are to collaborate

  Leeds-based companies Phoenix Dance Theatre and Opera North are to collaborate for the first time to present a re-working of the iconic ballet The Rite of Spring. The 20th century piece, set to Igor Stravinsky’s ground-breaking score, will open at Leeds Grand Theatre in February 2019. The 1913 premiere of The Rite of Spring almost caused a riot as unconventional ...

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CAROUSEL

Leeds Grand Theatre

OPERA NORTH PRESENT CAROUSEL Carousel is a story of love, loss and the possibility of redemption. Fairground barker Billy Bigelow is quick to anger, but he is loved by a woman, Julie Jordan, who keeps faith with him despite his flaws. It is also a vivid portrait of a society: a fishing community in New England ready to celebrate the ...

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CAROUSEL

Leeds Grand Theatre

OPERA NORTH PRESENT CAROUSEL Carousel is a story of love, loss and the possibility of redemption. Fairground barker Billy Bigelow is quick to anger, but he is loved by a woman, Julie Jordan, who keeps faith with him despite his flaws. It is also a vivid portrait of a society: a fishing community in New England ready to celebrate the ...

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Carols, Choirs and Concerts This Christmas

opera north

CAROLS, CHOIRS AND CONCERTS THIS CHRISTMAS AT OPERA NORTH This December Opera North is offering a packed Christmas line-up with everything from orchestra concerts to moving chamber music. Opera North presents the very sound of Christmas with such well loved classics as ‘Walking in the Air’ from The Snowman, performed across the region at Huddersfield Town Hall, Leeds Town Hall ...

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Tom Arber: White Cloth Gallery Exhibition

Louise Fletcher

Opera North and Yorkshire- based photographer, Tom Arber give a rare glimpse behind the scenes in their white cloth gallery exhibition. Looking to show opera from a new angle they spawned a collaboration to create an exhibition which would wow opera veterans and virgins alike. Tom spent a week in residence with Opera North in September 2014 as they prepared ...

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Stunning Photography Exhibition Exposes Hidden Backstage World of Opera

Opera Behind the Curtain

STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION EXPOSES HIDDEN BACKSTAGE WORLD OF OPERA This winter, White Cloth Gallery in Leeds hosts Behind the Curtain, an exhibition of new photography exposing the hidden world behind-the-scenes at one of the UK’s major opera companies. Yorkshire-based photographer Tom Arber spent a week in residence with Opera North in September 2014, as the company prepared for a new ...

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The Bartered Bride

The Bartered Bride

Bedřich Smetana (1866) Mařenka and Jeník are in love, but her father wants her to marry the son of the wealthiest man in town.  In the end, youth and cunning outsmart age and power, and the constraints of rural life are thrown off for a while when the circus comes to town. Smetana is best known for his symphonic poem ...

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Light Night: I am Yours, Yours am I

Opera North Leeds

MUSIC: Light Night: I am Yours, Yours am I In celebration of Leed’s Light Night the Howard Assembly Room will be transformed into an Italianate Garden where singers and musicians appear bringing to life the final moments of Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea. Fri 3 October 2014 (5.30pm-10.00pm) & Sat 4 October 2014 (5.00pm – 7.00pm) Box Office: 0844 848 ...

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Light Night: I am Yours, Yours am I

Opera North Leeds

MUSIC: Light Night: I am Yours, Yours am I In celebration of Leed’s Light Night the Howard Assembly Room will be transformed into an Italianate Garden where singers and musicians appear bringing to life the final moments of Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea. Fri 3 October 2014 (5.30pm-10.00pm) & Sat 4 October 2014 (5.00pm – 7.00pm) Box Office: 0844 848 ...

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Dark James Yorkston and David Thomas Broughton – with Juice Vocal Ensemble

Opera North Leeds

MUSIC: James Yorkston and David Thomas Broughton – with Juice Vocal Ensemble With Juice Vocal Ensemble Folk singer and guitarist David Thomas Broughton joins forces with songwriter James Yorkston for an evening of folk music featuring Juice Vocal Ensemble. Sat 27 September 2014, 7.45pm Box Office: 0844 848 2727 Online: howardassemblyroom.co.uk Tickets: £10 Share This Event:

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