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The Christmas Elf

Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Northern Ballet

Leeds, LS2 7PA

Saturday 21 December 2019

2pm & 7pm

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Music by Hans Pfitzner

Libretto by Ilse Von Stach and Pfitzner

English translation by Ben Crick and Nicola Whatmuff

Christmas Eve, and all in the village are getting ready for the big day …

In the nearby forest, a young elf is learning what Christmas is all about from the wise old Fir Tree …

In one magical night, two worlds collide, and Christmas will never be the same again …

Join Northern Opera Group this Christmas for this rare opportunity to experience the most wonderful and festive of operas!

Featuring animations from illustrator Sophia Watts.

Performed in English and suitable for the whole family. Running time 90 minutes.

Take Part!

We're welcoming everyone to come and take part in The Christmas Elf. There's no need to audition and no previous experience is necessary.

You'll be able to perform in our chorus for the production alongside a leading cast of professional soloists. There'll also be a few solo roles available for chorus members.

Further details will be released in Autumn 2019. Make sure to sign-up to our mailing list to be the first to hear about rehearsals, or contact Louise Garner for more information.

Ticket information

£18 adults / £12 concession


Northern Ballet

Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

Quarry Hill



David Ward


Ben Crick


Sophia Watts


Louise Garner