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Garry Walker appointed Music Director of Opera North

9 August 2019

Congratulations to Garry Walker who was recently appointed Music Director designate of Opera North, and will take up the post of Music Director from August 2020. Once he is in post, he will conduct two opera productions and several symphonic concerts during each season, and will become embedded in the life of the company at all levels and across the...

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MRM artists at the 2019 Summer Festivals

14 June 2019

At the 2019 BBC Proms Markus Stenz conducts BBC NOW in Strauss, Brostroem & Brahms, Sunnyboy Dladla sings Mozart Requiem with BBC NOW with Natalie Stutzman, Hilary Summers sings Beethoven Symphony No.9 with BBC SO under Sakari Oramo, as well as Handel’s Jephtha with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Richard Egarr, Andrew Tortise sings Bach Cantatas with Solomon’s Knot, and Elizabeth Watts...

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Gavan Ring makes tenor début for RTE

13 June 2019

Gavan Ring has given his final performances as a baritone, singing Papageno for Opera North and Irish National Opera and, as recently as May this year, gave his first concert as a tenor which was produced and broadcast by RTÉ in Ireland. WATCH HERE Gavan’s future tenor appearances include Viennese New Year concerts with the Orchestra of Opera North, Juan in...

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Mark Padmore appointed CBE

13 June 2019

We are delighted that Mark Padmore was appointed CBE in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. In June, as an Artist in Residence at the 2019 Aldeburgh Festival, Mark will curate the Poetry and Music series, appear in seven concerts including performances of Thomas Larcher A Padmore Cycle, Britten Nocturne and Schubert 1828, a recreation of the only all-Schubert concert...

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