Opera North

The Royal Opera House, Opera North and London’s Lyric Hammersmith have launched a new workshop week for black, Asian and minority ethnic artists who...

We open the first session with a chat about feasting. Everyone looks bemused. Some people with Alzheimer’s and dementia are immediately easy to spot:...

The last of three works making up Opera North’s fairytale season, Cinderella – or La Cenerentola, given that the company perform Rossini’s sentimental comedy...

Opera North’s fairytale season continues with the most popular of all operatic examples, Hansel and Gretel. Edward Dick’s production sets the action of the...

Opera North’s spring season comprises works from three different European fairytale traditions. Two – Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Rossini’s Cinderella – are familiar,...

Opera North is to stage a festival of six short operas including Gilbert and Sullivan's Trial by Jury and Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti. The...

Leeds University has launched a new culture-focused arm with the aim of widening arts participation in the city. The Cultural Institute will also seek to...

Back in 2010 Glyndebourne scored a major hit with Michael Grandage’s production of Britten’s opera about the struggle between good and evil, played out...

After staging Jenufa at Opera North, the conductor was invited to become its music director. He tells David Hutchison about his plans to bring...
^