26th Jul — 28th Jul
Opera North in the City
Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 1UR
The Orchestra of Opera North will return to Millennium Square, Leeds for another long weekend this summer, joined by Jimmy Somerville, Nik Kershaw, Howard Jones and more for 80s Classical on Friday 26 July, and special guest vocalists for the third instalment of The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics on Saturday 27 July, with a live soundtrack screening of Jurassic Park to close the festival on Sunday 28 July.
Part of Leeds City Council’s summer programme on Millennium Square, the third Opera North in the City festival gets underway with 80s Classical, featuring the sounds of the musically momentous decade specially revamped, expanded and rearranged for Opera North’s 60-piece orchestra with vocals from the original artists.
Sat 19 Oct
Jack The Ripper – Dinner & Dissection
Thu 14 Feb
Walking tour: I love Leeds
Tue 12 Feb
Walking tour: New Dawn at Dusk – reinvention of Leeds South Bank
Sun 24 Feb
Walking through the centuries: from origins to 21st century
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