Opera North present Engelbert Humperdinck’s production of Hansel and Gretel with a modern twist.
‘I want to speak for gays and gypsies’: Butterfly in Blood opera composer’s homage to Auschwitz survivors
Butterfly in Blood, based on the memoirs of Fania Fénelon, tells the story of a survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp in WW2 and a member of its orchestra.
‘Not just highbrow and pretentious’: Manchester’s bright young opera stars break trend with new show
A new opera company comprising of Manchester’s brightest young opera singers is taking their unique brand of affordable opera on the road this February
A show consisting of music banned by the Nazis will be brought home by Manchester-born producer Peter Brathwaite later this month.
A group of young singers ignored the ‘quiet please’ signs in Manchester this week, as they took to the library floor with an opera with goose bumps guaranteed.
Kids from six Salford primary schools are combining their efforts to perform an opera about the history of the UK’s first canal and the key role the city’s waterways have played in the growth and industrialisation of the country.
Manchester’s opera lovers are in for a treat as young American sensation Noah Stewart is set to wow the city as he passes through on his UK solo tour next month.
In a career spanning fifty years, Philip Glass has produced countless score for film and theatre and is considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century.
Incest, fate and tragedy in Thatcher’s Britain: Manchester alumni’s theatre show gets a touch of Oedipus
Steven Berkoff’s Greek comes to the Royal Northern College of Music
Johnny Depp couldn’t do it! Mamma Mia director brings opera to Salford and talks challenges of dealing with divas
Phyllida Lloyd is directing Opera North’s production of Britten’s Peter Grimes
The 50th anniversary of Burgess’ most famous / controversial work.