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LeedsDie Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)New production

Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Robert Howarth; James Brining; Opera North; Colin Richmond; Kang Wang; Vuvu Mpofu

LeedsKáťa Kabanová

Káťa Kabanová
Janáček: Káťa Kabanová
Sian Edwards; Tim Albery; Opera North; Hildegard Bechtler; Stephanie Corley; Heather Shipp

LeedsThe Rite of Spring / Gianni Schicchi

The Rite of Spring / Gianni Schicchi
Puccini, Stravinsky
Garry Walker; Christopher Alden; Opera North; Charles Edwards; Doey Lüthi; Richard Burkhard; Tereza Gevorgyan

SalfordDie Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)New production

Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Robert Howarth; James Brining; Opera North; Colin Richmond; Kang Wang; Vuvu Mpofu

SalfordKáťa Kabanová

Káťa Kabanová
Janáček: Káťa Kabanová
Sian Edwards; Tim Albery; Opera North; Hildegard Bechtler; Heather Shipp; Stephanie Corley
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Kevin Puts’ Silent Night given its UK première

Quirijn de Lang (Lt Audebert), Richard Burkhard (Lt Horstmayer) and Timothy Nelson (Lt Gordon) © Tristram Kenton
Opera North's triumphant UK première production of Silent Night by Kevin Puts is directed at Leeds Town Hall by Tim Albery and conducted by Nicholas Kok.
*****
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Opera North's energetic Merry Widow

Alex Otterburn (Cascada), Máire Flavin (Hanna Glawari) and Alex Banfield (St Brioche) © Robert Workman
Giles Havergal directs and Martin André conducts an energetic production of Franz Léhar's The Merry Widow at the Grand Theatre, Leeds.
***11
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A lovely, lurid Tosca from Opera North

Giselle Allen (Tosca) and Rafael Rojas (Cavaradossi) © Richard Hubert Smith
Edward Dick directs a Tosca full of contemporary references with Opera North at Leeds Grand Theatre, Puccini's score conducted by Antony Hermus.
****1
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Opera North's Kiss me Kate arrives in London

Joseph Shovelton (First Gunman), John Savournin (Second Gunman) © Tristram Kenton
Cole Porter's exuberant wordsmithery and his smash-and-grab appropriation of a dozen musical styles can hardly fail to entertain; Opera North give us four top class leads.
***11
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Opera North’s Salome is still enticingly outrageous today

Jennifer Holloway Salome and Oliver Johnston (Narraboth) © Robert Workman
Opera North's Salome, conducted by Sir Richard Armstrong at Leeds Town Hall, caught the seductive frenzy of the opera.
****1
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