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  • 05/10/18

    Creative inquiry at its finest

    Cultural Institute intern Steph Bennett interviews Leeds Creative Labs participant Lou Harvey “In a second!” enthuses Dr Lou Harvey, after I asked her whether she would recommend participating in Leeds Creative Labs to other academics. Speaking to Lou, Lecturer in…

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  • 18/09/18

    Radio New Zealand interview with our Pettman DARE Fellows

    2017/18 Pettman DARE Fellows Callum Blackmore has just completed his fully funded post-graduate diploma at Opera North and University of Leeds, and at New Zealand Opera.  Blaire White has just started her 2018/19 Fellowship in Leeds. They spoke with Radio…

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  • 17/09/18

    DARE Academic in Residence 2018/19 is off the starting blocks.

    2018/19 DARE Academic in Residence, Professor Karen Burland-Clark, spent her first day at Opera North meeting Opera North artists and observing rehearsals of Tosca and The Merry Widow on 4 September. Karen, Head of the School of Music at the…

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  • 16/09/18

    In partnership to raise awareness of climate change.

    On 19 October, to mark Green Great Britain Week, Opera North is hosting the Priestly Centre for Climate lecture Unfrozen: Reports from the Ice, in the Howard Assembly Room, 12.30 – 13.30. New reports show that underwater melt-off in the Antarctic…

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  • 06/08/18

    Pettman DARE Fellows 18/19 announced

    We are delighted to announce that Hannah Greenwood and Blaire White have been awarded 2018/19 Pettman DARE Fellowships in Music Education project management. Starting in September the fully-funded programme, the only post-graduate diploma of its kind, provides early career professionals in music…

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  • 30/07/18

    DARE intern’s career flourishes as an opera director

    Emma Black, a graduate in Classical Literature and English from the University of Leeds, was our first DARE Intern in 2010/11. Emma returns to Opera North this August to direct the Opera North Youth Chorus production of Pirates Revisted, an adaptation…

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