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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Leeds, United Kingdom

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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

LeedsYury Revich performs Mendelssohn

Yury Revich performs Mendelssohn
Schumann, Mendelssohn, Dvořák
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Duncan Ward; Yury Revich

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

LeedsRoderick Williams and Joseph Middleton

© Benjamin Ealovega
Schubert: Schwanengesang D.957
Roderick Williams; Joseph Middleton

LeedsAida

Aida
Verdi: Aida
Sir Richard Armstrong; Annabel Arden; Opera North; Joanna Parker; Alexandra Zabala; Rafael Rojas
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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 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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Funny blends with sinister: witty Don Giovanni revival

Elizabeth Atherton (Donna Elvira) and John Savournin (Leporello) © Bill Cooper
Alessandro Talevi's production of Don Giovanni, conducted by Christoph Altstaedt, receives a welcome revival at the Grand Theatre, Leeds. 
****1
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Murder on the dance floor: an underwhelming Ballo

Rafael Rojas (Gustavo) and Adrienn Miksch (Amelia) © Clive Barda
If you had received an invitation to a masked ball at which there turned out to be no masks and no dancing, it's understandable you'd feel disappointed. 
**111
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