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Watch Inside Opera: Live

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On Saturday 10 May, seven of the UK’s opera companies will present Inside Opera: Live, a unique online event offering unprecedented behind the scenes access and insight into the opera being created and performed in theatres across the country. Read More

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The Girl of the Golden West in the press

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As the Company prepares to open  The Girl of the Golden West, look out for upcoming interviews and features in the UK media. Alwyn Mellor (Minnie) and director Aletta Collins will appear on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour on Friday 17 January. Read More

Peter Grimes casting

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Following the sad news of Richard Angas’ death, we are able to announce that the role of Swallow in Peter Grimes will be performed by Dean Robinson.  Read More

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Richard Angas

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We are devastated to confirm that Richard Angas, a much loved and valued artist who has performed over many years with Opera North, was taken ill during rehearsals for Peter Grimes yesterday and died later in hospital. Read More

Travels With My Opera Glasses

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Opera North recently hosted the launch of Travels With My Opera Glasses, a new book written by Anthony Ogus which retells the author's experiences of watching opera around the globe. Read More

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A revealing review

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Opera North has published its 2011 – 2012 Review which takes stock of its work and achievements over the past 18 months.  During the course of the review period Opera North was responsible for 337 public performances in 28 different venues and played to a geo... Read More

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