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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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
2017/18 Pettman DARE Fellow Callum Blackmore is spending the final three months of his year-long Fellowship working with the Education team at at New Zealand Opera. I am having a wonderful time at New Zealand Opera working with education manager…Read more