It maybe a Weill but give Opera North’s The Seven Deadly Sins a chance if you can

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Weill, The Seven Deadly Sins: Soloists, Orchestra of Opera North / James Holmes (conductor). Livestreamed (directed by Jonathan Haswell) from Leeds Playhouse’s Quarry Theatre, 21.11.2020. (JPr)

Shelley Eva Haden (Anna II) & Wallis Giunta (Anna I) © Tristram Kenton

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Opera North in 2020-2021 – livestreams and future plans


The Seven Deadly Sins: livestream of Gary Clarke’s new production on Sat 21 November at Leeds Playhouse

Fidelio: livestream conducted by Mark Wigglesworth on Sat 12 December at Leeds Town Hall

Film of Whistle Stop Opera: Cinderella will be released online in December as an alternative to pantomime trips for families and schools

Spring 2021 tour of Parsifal postponed; replaced by highlights of Wagner’s Ring conducted by Richard Farnes using Jonathan Dove’s orchestrations

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Captivating Schubert from Iestyn Davies and Joseph Middleton in Leeds

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Leeds Lieder – Liszt, Brahms, Wolf, Schubert: Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Nardus Williams (soprano) Joseph Middleton (piano), Leeds Town Hall, Leeds (live stream), 31.10.2020. (CS)

Iestyn Davies (c) Chris Sorensen

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Bostridge and Middleton conjure the urgency and despair of Schubert’s winter wanderer at Leeds Lieder

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Leeds Lieder – Schubert: Ian Bostridge (tenor), Harriet Burns soprano, Joseph Middleton (piano). Leeds Town Hall (live stream), 29.10.2020. (CS)

Joseph Middleton and Ian Bostridge, at Leeds Town Hall

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A blaze of sound heralds Opera North’s Switch ON of live music

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Opera North’s Switch ON: Live from Leeds: Soloists, Suzy Klein (presenter), The Chorus of Opera North, Members of the Opera North Music Staff (David Cowan [Head on Music] and Oliver Rundell [chorus master]), Members of the Opera North Orchestra (Leader, David Greed and Katie New [violins], David Aspin [viola], Daniel Bull [cello], Dan Storer [double bass]). Live-streamed (directed by Peter Maniura) from Leeds Town Hall, 30.9.2020. (JPr)

Opera North’s combined forces sing Cavalleria rusticana‘s Easter Hymn

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