The 300 year history of opera in Leeds is brought to life through the Leeds Opera Story – the exhibiton is now open at the Corn Exchange until 30th August. You can also see it online at http://leedsoperastory.co.uk/
Focusing on eight key events – from 1729 to 1978 – the exhibition tells the story of opera in the city, as well as the changing face of Leeds over the centuries.
If you’ve questions about the history of opera in Leeds, Artistic Director and curator, David Ward, will be present at the exhibition on the mornings of 27 to 30 August!
Feel free to pop by with any operatic queries …
You can also see details of the Leeds Opera Story walking tour: http://leedsoperastory.co.uk/tour/4595332055
Visit 5 of the theatres (3 of which still stand) that have played an important role in the Leeds Opera Story.
This tour can be carried out on foot, or listened to from home.
These events are part of the 2021 Leeds Opera Festival.