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Opera North open the new Orchestral Season with

Mon 09 Sep 2019

Opera North open the new Orchestral Season with "The Emperor"

Opera North open the Kirklees Orchestral Concert Season on Thursday 19 September with "The Emperor" when you can hear music from Webern, Schubert and Beethoven. Commanding orchestral showstoppers coupled with a phenom.....Read more

#OperaNorthAtHome

Tue 07 Apr 2020

#OperaNorthAtHome

Follow Opera North on social media - #OperaNorthAtHome - for short performances and tricks from the orchestra members homes. You can get to know the Orchestra, Chorus and music staff better as they each share something .....Read more

Lunchtime Organ Concerts in Huddersfield Town Hall

Wed 05 Feb 2020

Lunchtime Organ Concerts in Huddersfield Town Hall

There are just three remaining lunchtime recitals in the 2019-20 Organ Concert Season at Huddersfield Town Hall. Kirklees Borough Organist, Gordon Stewart will be playing the magnificent Father Willis Organ at his h.....Read more

Sibelius & a Sitar Concerto Premiere

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Sibelius & a Sitar Concerto Premiere

Ahead of the world premiere at Huddersfield Town Hall on Sunday 23 February, sitarist and composer Jasdeep Degun talks about bringing Indian classical music to the Orchestra of Opera North. Follow the link below to li.....Read more

Kirklees Concert Season - Sponsorship/Donations

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Kirklees Concert Season - Sponsorship/Donations

We are delighted to say that the Kirklees Concert Season will return again in September and would like to take this opportunity to offer you the chance to be involved in your community by sponsoring a lunchtime organ con.....Read more

Violin & Piano Recital CANCELLED

Tue 17 Mar 2020

Violin & Piano Recital CANCELLED

In light of the increasing threat of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Chamber Concert with Opera North in Dewsbury Town Hall scheduled for tomorrow lunchtime (Wednesday 18 March) is cancelled. We would like to thank you.....Read more

Opera North at Home: Sounds of the natural world

Tue 19 May 2020

Opera North at Home: Sounds of the natural world

With a slight easing of lockdown regulation now is the perfect opportunity to get outdoors, grab your headphones and get immersed in Opera North's round-up of playlists, sound walks and films exploring the connections be.....Read more

New book from local author and historian

Wed 16 Oct 2019

New book from local author and historian

Did you know we once had a crooked curate in the Holme Valley? John gives us all the detail in an engrossing read. 'Edmund Robinson was appointed as the curate at Holmfirth Chapel in 1673. He had previously married a l.....Read more

Growing success for Maria Wallace and True North Music

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Growing success for Maria Wallace and True North Music

2019 has been another great year for Huddersfield-based music promoter and booking agent Maria Wallace and her grassroots venture True North Music. Maria has once again reached the finals of the Yorkshire Gig Guide Grass.....Read more

Fishing For Compliments first album out now

Tue 28 Apr 2020

Fishing For Compliments first album out now

After sharing our songs with an array of wonderful audiences for close to 10 years we are proud to present our first ever album of 11 of our catchy, uplifting, heartfelt songs. Our album is called 'Off the Isle of Somewh.....Read more

Mental Wellbeing Arts Publication ‘Dwell Time’ Receives Rail Ind

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Mental Wellbeing Arts Publication ‘Dwell Time’ Receives Rail Ind

Mental Wellbeing Arts Publication ‘Dwell Time’ Receives Rail Industry Funding The team behind the new arts publication reflecting on mental wellbeing ‘Dwell Time’ are thrilled to be the recipients of funding from regi.....Read more

Publicity in Felt Matters magazine

Thu 24 Oct 2019

Publicity in Felt Matters magazine

I am pleased to have been featured in Felt Matters magazine recently with an article about my work. If you would like to read the article you can read it in full at www.creativekirklees.com/networks/creative-kirklees/do.....Read more

Travel - China

Tue 05 May 2020

Travel - China

I visited China August 2019 it has taken me a while to finally edit the images on the website. I used a Fujifilm X-Pro1 camera and a lens that I bought for the trip a 16-55mm short telephoto, it saved changing lenses and.....Read more

Record Views for Hidden Muslim Story!

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Record Views for Hidden Muslim Story!

Christina's lecture at Cambridge - has now received 71k views and is the most watched of all British Muslim History lectures! Christina was asked by 'most influential Muslim in Britain', Shaykh Abdul Hakim Murad (Tim .....Read more

Chris Longden - Fiction Novelist of the Year (Huddersfield Lass)

Tue 08 Oct 2019

Chris Longden - Fiction Novelist of the Year (Huddersfield Lass)

Christina Longden, Robert’s great x 3 granddaughter and author of both of the new books about him has received an award. Named ‘Fiction Novelist of the Year’, in the 2019 Northern Enterprise Awards, Chris comments: “Thi.....Read more

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