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Exploring research partnerships with Opera North

A DARE/Centre for Heritage Research seminar

Thursday, 5th May, 2011

Howard Assembly Room at Opera North, New Briggate, Leeds

  • 15.30: registration; tea/coffee on arrival
  • 15.45: welcome; Richard Mantle (ON) & Graeme Gooday (CHR)
  • 15.50: DARE - a bit of background; Kara McKechnie (PCI) & Ric Green (ON)
  • 16.00: the Opera North/DARE research agenda and research themes; Dominic Gray (Projects Dir.), Ric Green (Operations and Technical Dir), Christine Chibnall (Planning Dir.)
  • 16.45: Group discussions on possible University/Opera North collaborations
  • 17.45: summary & commentary on funding opportunities Matthew Treherne (LHRI)
  • 18:00: refreshments and networking up to 19.00
  • 19.30: complementary first night performance of Janacek’s From the House of the Dead
  • Musical education and the opera company, for example: - Opera North as a ‘Teaching Theatre’ a training resource for the cultural sector Conservatoires and the musical professions in the UK
  • The science of audience experience, for example: - Music and mental health: neurodiversity, autism and opera Improving the audience experience: the science of watching an opera
  • Opera, city and society, for example: - The value of opera in a city: Perceptions of opera in the media Not-London? Cultural diversity in the business of opera
  • Tickets for Janacek’s From the House of the Dead (max 2 per delegate):



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