Discover Leeds Opera Story

Leeds Opera Story:  Discover over 250 years of opera history in Leeds with The Leeds Opera Story!


Curated by Northern Opera Group as part of the Leeds Opera Festival 2020

In a series of documentary films available on YouTube, explore the origins of the opera, unearth some of the long forgotten theatres of Leeds, and even confront the age-old question, ‘what is an opera’?

The 4 films can be viewed here

The Leeds Opera Story is produced by Northern Opera Group ( and supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Leeds Inspired.