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Articles tagged with "Opera North"

Watch: Lesley Garrett on her role in Pleasure – 'Opera is not a museum art form’

12 May 2016

The singer returns to opera with Mark Simpson’s new thriller, set in a gay bar.

Opera Essentials: Mark Simpson’s Pleasure

6 May 2016

Our quick introduction to Mark Simpson’s thrilling debut opera.

Theatre Essentials: The Tiger Lillies – Lulu, a Murder Ballad

17 November 2015

Our quick introduction to this dark and twisted take on the Lulu legend from punk cabaret band The Tiger Lillies.

Tour-watch Autumn 2015: What's on outside the M25

11 August 2015

A look at UK dance and opera companies on tour this autumn.

Opera Essentials: The Virtues of Things

29 April 2015

Our quick guide to this world premiere from composer Matt Rogers and librettist Sally O'Reilly, a co-commission between The Royal Opera, Aldeburgh Music and Opera North.

Opera Essentials: Swanhunter

1 April 2015

Our quick guide to Opera North and The Wrong Crowd’s new production of Jonathan Dove’s delightful folk-inspired opera, the perfect introduction for all ages.

Swanhunter: How The Wrong Crowd use puppets to bring mythical beasts to life

10 March 2015

Director Hannah Mulder and Designer Rachael Canning discuss the power of the fairy tale and why Swanhunter is as much for adults as it is for children.

Watch: Our Favourite Kim Brandstrup Clips

27 October 2014

The works from this award-winning and versatile choreographer are astonishing for their psychological depth.

Tour-watch Spring 2014: What's on offer from UK opera and dance companies outside the M25

7 March 2014

A look at the touring offerings of companies who've performed - or are soon to perform - at the Royal Opera House.

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