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The Howard Assembly Room becomes an enchanted forest of screens for Light Night 2011

October 10, 2011

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Friday 7 October was Leeds’ annual Light Night festival, and the Howard Assembly Room opened its doors for a free five hour performance installation: O Let Me Weep. Featuring mezzo soprano Claire Bradshaw, guitarist Craig Ogden and oboist Hazel Cropper, Opera North Projects and Lightmap transformed the Howard Assembly Room into an enchanted forest of screens. […]

Find out why open rehearsals are so popular in the Howard Assembly Room

September 20, 2011

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Opera North's Chorus and Orchestra Director, Dougie Scarfe explains why audiences love to see rehearsals in action

Take part in a ‘Sacred Harp’ singing workshop this September

August 22, 2011

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For the final event in Opera North Projects' ‘Blackout’ summertime participatory programme exploring spiritual music and the human voice, we are holding a Sacred Harp singing workshop

Cellist, film-maker and scholar from New Zealand, Hugo Zanker looks forward to a year in Leeds

July 26, 2011

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Following a recital in the Howard Assembly Room, Hugo Zanker discusses what he is looking forward to during a scholarship year at Opera North and the University of Leeds

Jo Nockels remembers an unforgettable event with Gareth Pierce on Liberty

July 11, 2011

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Personal highlights from the Howard Assembly Room from Projects Manager Jo Nockels

A frenzy of festivals as the summer season approaches

June 30, 2011

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With the summer festival season now well underway, Opera North staff share some festival memories. Whether you’re a fan of Glyndebourne or Grimebourn, classical, folk or pop, comedy or real ale, let us know which festival, fiesta, carnival or gala you are looking forward to this year, ahead of Opera North’s performances at events including […]

Little Voices fill the Howard Assembly Room

June 23, 2011

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"Even my singing doesn't seem to put him off:" new mum Rebecca Willett and baby Max take part in a Little Voices workshop in the Howard Assembly Room.