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I was going to start with that old OperaWatch standby: “It’s been a quiet time here at OW offices.”Read the full story..
Oh, the irony! I had to miss the Marx Brothers’ A Night at the Opera for a night at the opera.Read the full story..
A red carpet was introduced at The Lowry for Opera North’s revival of Madama Butterfly by Puccini.Read the full story..
Northern Soul has teamed up with the Royal Northern College of Music to offer five readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to RNCM Opera’s latest production, Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel.Read the full story..
As I write, a real Cinderella story is being played out in the pages of the rabidly, sycophantically Royalist British press.Read the full story..
Summer is usually a quiet time here at the OperaWatch offices.Read the full story..
Turandot by Puccini has long been my favourite opera. There is something about the scale of its ambition, the dark tragedy at the heart of what is essentially a love story, and the sheer power of the music that rips my heart out every time I hear it.Read the full story..
When Theresa May signed Article 50 and triggered the start of Brexit, I was reminded of the statement by Richard Mantle, general director of Opera North, on the eve of the referendum in which he spoke of the “enormous talent pool which is Europe” and his fear that isolationism would diminish that pool available to British opera.Read the full story..
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