Leeds Opera Conference

Programme

The Theory, Practice, and Business of Opera Today

Dates: 12–14 April 2012. Leeds University Centre for Opera Studies, University of Leeds, UK.

 

PROGRAMME

Thursday 12 April: The Business of Opera

Lecture Theatre 1, School of Music

10:00 Registration

11:00 Welcome: Richard Mantle, General Director of Opera North.

11:30 Keynote

12:30 Lunch break

2:00 The Business of Opera (I)

3:30 Tea/Coffee

4:00 The Business of Opera (II)

Evening:

15 free tickets (for the first delegates to register) and discounted tickets (for other delegates) for the Orchestra of Opera North (Russian Spectacular) at Huddersfield Town Hall. Conductor: Jac van Steen, Piano: Peter Donohoe.

Talking Music starts at 6.40 PM; concert begins 7:30 PM.

http://www.operanorth.co.uk/events/orchestra-of-opera-north-at-huddersfield-town-hall-12-04-2012/

 

Friday 13 April: Theory and Practice

Lecture Theatre 1, School of Music

10:00 Staging Opera (I)

11:30 Tea/Coffee

 

Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall (CCCH)

11:45 Staging Opera (II)

1:00 Lunch break

 

Lecture Theatre 1, School of Music

2:00 Staging Opera (III)

4:00 Tea/Coffee

4:15 Screening Opera

6:15 end

Evening:

 

Saturday 14 April: Opera Now

Alec Clegg Studio, School of Performance and Cultural Industries

10:00 Keynote

11:10 Workshops at Alec Clegg Studio

12:30 Lunch break

 

1:30 Opera for Actors

2:30 Opera Today

3:30 Tea/Coffee

 

4:30 Plenary session

5:30 Conference Ends

 

 

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