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Venue: Leeds Grand Theatre

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AddressLeeds
Yorkshire and the Humber
LS1 6NZ
United Kingdom
Google maps53° 48' 0.626" N 1° 32' 28.540" W
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LeedsMerlinWorld premiere

Olding: Merlin
Drew McOnie; Northern Ballet; Colin Richmond

LeedsCarmenNew production

Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Garry Walker; Edward Dick; Opera North; Colin Richmond; Laura Hopkins; Chrystal E Williams; Antoine Bélanger

LeedsAlcinaNew production

Alcina
Handel: Alcina
Laurence Cummings; Tim Albery; Opera North; Hannah Clark; Máire Flavin; Patrick Terry

LeedsThe Girl of the Golden West

The Girl of the Golden West
Puccini: La fanciulla del West
Antony Hermus; Aletta Collins; Opera North; Giles Cadle; Gabrielle Dalton; Magdalena Molendowska; Rafael Rojas
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Exuberant revival of Opera North's Marriage of Figaro

Fflur Wyn (Susanna) and Phillip Rhodes (Figaro) © Robert Workman
Opera North's revival of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro directed by Jo Davies and conducted by Antony Hermus at Leeds Grand Theatre is still full of comic exuberance.
****1
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Opera North's Street Scene brings Golden Age Broadway to Leeds

Robert Hayward (Frank Maurrant) © Clive Barda
Opera North brings Kurt Weill's “Broadway opera” Street Scene to the Leeds Grand Theatre in a thrilling production directed by Matthew Eberhardt and conducted by James Holmes.
****1
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Northern Ballet at 50: a gala celebration in Leeds

© Guy Farrow
Northern Ballet reaches its half-century with a gala at Leeds Grand Theatre featuring highlights from its "greatest hits".
***11
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Another sparkling revival of La bohème by Opera North

Eleazar Rodriguez (Rodolfo) and Lauren Fagan (Mimì) © Richard Hubert Smith
Michael Barker-Craven directs and Renato Balsadonna conducts this successful revival of Puccini's La bohème in Opera North's production at Leeds Grand Theatre.
****1
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Opera North's inventive Giulio Cesare a stirring tribute to Handel

Lucie Chartin (Cleopatra) and Maria Sanner (Giulio Cesare) © Alastair Muir
In 1724, Handel's Giulio Cesare was a vehicle for star singers Senesino and Francesca Cuzzoni. Maria Sanner and Lucie Chartin step into their shoes with great success for this Opera North revival. 
****1
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Martinů's The Greek Passion: an opera for our times

Nicky Spence (Manolios) © Tristram Kenton
At a time when the “relevance” is bandied around all too frequently in relation to opera, Martinů's really does deserve that tag. 
****1
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Last Rites: Puccini meets Stravinsky in Leeds

Vanessa Vince-Pang in The Rite of Spring © Tristram Kenton
A daring double bill from Opera North and Phoenix Dance Theatre pairs Jeanguy Saintus' new choreography for The Rite of Spring with a revival of Christopher Alden's production of Gianni Schicchi
****1
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It's grim up North: a heartbreaking Katya Kabanova in Leeds

Katie Bray (Varvara), Stephanie Corley (Katya) © Jane Hobson
Tim Albery's production for Opera North is well sung and superbly acted, involving us deeply in Janáček's tragic family drama.
****1
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