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Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Kirklees' Year of Music 2023 launch

A visionary music project is expected to come out of a partnership between groups, festivals, the University of Huddersfield and Kirklees Council. Kirklees Year of Music 2023 launched at the University on Thursday 1.....Read more

Help to shape a world class future for music in Kirklees

Fri 24 May 2019

Help to shape a world class future for music in Kirklees

Do you write, make, perform or present music? Do you work in music, teach music, manage a venue, a band, a festival or a label? However you’re involved, we’d like to hear your voice. Join the discussion about how we c.....Read more

Liz K Miller: Circular Score Performance & Artist’s Talk

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Liz K Miller: Circular Score Performance & Artist’s Talk

Dont miss out on what is going to be a brilliant afternoon of music and print! Join us and artist Liz K Miller at Huddersfield Art Gallery this Saturday. Liz was the winner of the 2017 West Yorkshire Print Workshop #Flou.....Read more

My Debut album is out!

Wed 07 Nov 2018

My Debut album is out!

So i have been playing around with sounds. Experimenting with shifting the power of words in how you deliver them. I began playing around with Logic, music software. and started recording my poems and turning them into e.....Read more

Everybody's Talking, Nobody's listening

Tue 09 Apr 2019

Everybody's Talking, Nobody's listening

“In an ocean of stagnant and floundering creativity, DVEC have reached the shoreline of something new.” Thank you for the wonderful review of the new DVEC album which is the front cover feature article in this month’.....Read more

Cleckheaton Announces Artist Line-up

Tue 08 Jan 2019

Cleckheaton Announces Artist Line-up

Following our recent successful Advent Calendar Artist announcements we are pleased to list our artists on our website. The list includes Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings, London Philharmonic Skiffle Orchestra, Alden Patter.....Read more

Revisiting War Requiem, 55 years later – an interview with Frank

Thu 01 Nov 2018

Revisiting War Requiem, 55 years later – an interview with Frank

Ahead of our concert – War & Peace – on the 11th of November at 3:30pm in Huddersfield Town Hall, I had an opportunity to do a telephone interview with our bass trombonist Frank Mathison. Frank is our “Classical Celebr.....Read more

GNUF has Landed!

Fri 10 May 2019

GNUF has Landed!

Grand Northern Ukulele Festival has landed! Grand Northern Ukulele Festival (GNUF) has begun with hundreds of ukulele players from all over the world arriving in Huddersfield. What started as a small two day event .....Read more

Marsden Jazz Festival BBC Radio 3 Broadcast

Mon 05 Nov 2018

Marsden Jazz Festival BBC Radio 3 Broadcast

Marsden Jazz Festival's 2018 commission is being broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at 11pm on Monday 12 November. On Marsden Moor is a suite based on five poems by Marsden-born poet Simon Armitage, which was written by Jonny M.....Read more

‘I love screaming on the mic’: On the road with hcmf// radio

Tue 19 Mar 2019

‘I love screaming on the mic’: On the road with hcmf// radio

It seemed like a hair-brained idea: taking a 45-year-old Classic Campervan called Betsy and turning it into a mobile radio, one that would tour Kirklees teaching students to DJ and host radio shows. But it was one our Le.....Read more

Dewsbury Lunchtime Concerts are back with Bite-Sized G&S

Sun 09 Sep 2018

Dewsbury Lunchtime Concerts are back with Bite-Sized G&S

Jeremy Peaker (Chorus of Opera North and formerly D’Oyly Carte) returns to Dewsbury Town Hall for the third year running to open the Lunchtime Chamber Concert Season with a delightful romp through the risqué wit of Gilbe.....Read more

Highlands of Home opens 2018/19 Kirklees Concert Season

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Highlands of Home opens 2018/19 Kirklees Concert Season

Highlands of Home opens the 2018/19 Kirklees Concert Season on 20 September, 7.30pm at Huddersfield Town Hall. Conductor Garry Walker Orchestra of Opera North Violin Jack Libeck Arnold’s Four Scottish Dances ar.....Read more

Armistice centenary commemorated in Kirklees Concert Season

Fri 05 Oct 2018

Armistice centenary commemorated in Kirklees Concert Season

From the pandemonium of battle to moving reflections on loss and self-sacrifice, this year’s Kirklees Concert Season commemorates the centenary of the end of the First World War through music, beginning with a concert sc.....Read more

Huddersfield premiere for Opera North's Armistice commemoration

Mon 05 Nov 2018

Huddersfield premiere for Opera North's Armistice commemoration

Opera North’s Orchestra, Youth Chorus, Young Voices and Children’s Chorus are preparing to join forces for the premiere of a specially commissioned work by leading composer Will Todd, in commemoration of the centenary of.....Read more

Kirklees Concert Season Previews

Tue 21 May 2019

Kirklees Concert Season Previews

The Kirklees Concert Season returns in September, marking the seventeenth year of Opera North and Kirklees Council’s unique partnership, and the first step on the journey towards the region’s Year of Music 2023. You .....Read more

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