Opera Articles

Review: Opera North’s Orpheus

Review: Opera North’s Orpheus

Opera North’s Orpheus – a modern, Indian reimagining of Monteverdi’s Orpheus, with new music by Jasdeep Singh Degun – finished its UK tour at The Lowry
Review: Opera North’s Orfeo ed Euridice

Review: Opera North’s Orfeo ed Euridice

Opera North brought their adaptation of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice to The Lowry, in a stripped-back performance that elevated the emotional power of the piece
English National Opera considering move to Manchester

English National Opera considering move to Manchester

The English National Opera may relocate to Manchester after a change in funding
Review: Le nozze di Figaro

Review: Le nozze di Figaro

Robert L. Gyorgyi reviews Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM)
Review: Opera North’s Alcina

Review: Opera North’s Alcina

Jess Ferguson reviews Opera North’s Alcina at the Lowry
Review: Opera North’s Rigoletto

Review: Opera North’s Rigoletto

Maria Plakhtieva reviews Opera North’s Rigoletto at the Lowry
Déjà review: ALICIA – an immersive rock opera

Déjà review: ALICIA – an immersive rock opera

Jessica Hamilton deja reviews ALICIA – An Immersive Rock Opera at Manchester Cathedral
All the shows I saw in 2021: A Review

All the shows I saw in 2021: A Review

May 2021 saw the return of live theatre and music events, albeit with a reduced capacity, social distancing, and masks. Finally, in July, venues could operate at full capacity. I’ve seen over 30 shows this year, which isn’t so bad given the fact that my first one was in mid-June! It’s remarkable that after such […]
Review: Opera North’s Carmen

Review: Opera North’s Carmen

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Opera North’s adaptation of Bizet’s Carmen at the Lowry
Review: Opera North’s A Night at the Opera

Review: Opera North’s A Night at the Opera

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Opera North’s A Night at the Opera at the Lowry – the first Mancunion Theatre review since theatres reopened in 2021
Review: Opera North’s Street Scene

Review: Opera North’s Street Scene

Kayleigh Crawford reviews Opera North’s Street Scene, which is based on the play of the same name, at the Lowry
Review: Opera North’s La bohème

Review: Opera North’s La bohème

Lily Martin reviews Opera North’s rendition of La bohème at The Lowry Theatre
Preview: The Marriage of Kim K

Preview: The Marriage of Kim K

The Marriage of Kim K is an award-winning, Gogglebox-inspired Kardashian musical, playing at the Lowry in November
Review: Opera North’s The Magic Flute

Review: Opera North’s The Magic Flute

Jay Darcy reviews Opera North’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute
Review: MUMS Night at the Opera

Review: MUMS Night at the Opera

Cathy Wippell reviews MUMS’ Night at the Opera, including: L’enfant et les Sortileges and the staged premiere of Weir’s Armida
Review: ‘The Merry Widow’

Review: ‘The Merry Widow’

Sam Bronheim reviews Opera North’s ‘The Merry Widow’ at the Lowry
Review: Opera North’s ‘Tosca’

Review: Opera North’s ‘Tosca’

Emily Tandy reviews Opera North’s production of Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ at The Lowry
“Like Carmen, but more moonshine”

“Like Carmen, but more moonshine”

The Opera Shack are shaking up stereotypes with their production of the classic opera, Carmen
Review: A Fight at the Opera

Review: A Fight at the Opera

Anuli Changa reviews Music Society’s spectacular night of opera on the themes of war and conflict

Review: An Evening of Puccini

An opera with a twist, it’s both funny and accessible

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