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  • 13/03/19

    DARE Art Prize winner Anna Ridler on Learning the Brain

    Six months into her year as DARE Art Prize Winner 2018-19, we catch up with Anna Ridler as she explores the meeting points between art and science. Read her blog here.      

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  • 28/02/19

    The team really enjoyed the visit, and got so much out of it!

    Members of the Leeds University Business School communications team visited Opera North on 27 February for a backstage tour and to meet Opera North’s Head of Marketing Emily Simpson and Head of Communications Julia O’Sullivan. In addition to learning about…

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  • 18/02/19

    Inaugural DARE Prize performance

    Samuel Hertz, recipient of the first DARE Art Prize, performed his new compositions in the Howard Assembly Room on 29 January. His first piece, What must have been a painted landscape was performed by members of the Orchestra of Opera North. “This project opened…

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  • 16/01/19

    DARE Prize winner Samuel Hertz showcase

    Samuel Hertz, winner of the 2017-18 DARE Art Prize by Opera North and the University of Leeds’ Cultural Institute, will be showcasing the outcome of his residency, What must have been a painted landscape… in the Howard Assembly Room at…

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  • 19/12/18

    Be an Opera North director for a day

    A unique opportunity for a student at the University of Leeds Are you an aspiring theatre director who would relish the opportunity to learn from one of the country’s leading professionals? Would you like to develop your skills with a main-stage production at one of the country’s leading…

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  • 17/12/18

    The first DARE lunchtime salon

    A new strand to the DARE More programme kicked off on Friday 7 December, when Dr Robert Knifton, Academic Fellow in Museums Galleries & Heritage at the University of Leeds, delivered the first lunchtime salon at Opera North. The salons aim to engage…

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