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Our Artistic Director, David Ward, was joined by colleagues from the US, Australia and the UK to debate 'The Future of Opera' in International Arts Manager magazine

Review of the 2020 Leeds Opera Festival in Opera magazine:

"... a result of the excellent treatment the work received at the hands of four singers ... Beth Moxon breathed more life into Sally than the text really implied ... Michael Vincent Jones moved convincingly from quizzical to lusty ... Elgan LLyr Thomas' strong baritonal timbre was just what was needed ... Naomi Rogers inhabited the role of Dorcas to her fingertips, finding humour in the unlikeliest places ... so engaging was Emma Black's production that the traffic beyond the railings passed by unnoticed"

2020 Leeds Opera Festival reviews from Anthony Ogus and Ilkley Gazette

2020 Leeds Opera Festival preview with Artistic Director, David Ward, on BBC Radio Leeds

"Leeds Opera Festival Shows the Way" - 2020 Festival preview in Ilkley Gazette and Planet Hugill


5* for The Christmas Elf from Fairy Powered Productions:

"The Christmas Elf made you feel like you were experiencing something extraordinary; witnessing an actual miracle in front of your very eyes as the enchanting characters unfolded their stories"

Ilkley Gazette on Much Ado About Nothing:

"A very fine performance of an operatic rarity. A historically significant musical occasion"

Anthony Ogus:

“The performance of Northern Opera Group was enjoyable and highly successful”

4* from The Review's Hub

Much Ado About Nothing preview on Leeds TV and BBC Radio Leeds


4* from The Guardian for The Original Chinese Conjuror