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Opera!…….ee lad, thats music for posh folk

Growing up in a working class family in Lancashire in the 1950s and 60s I can’t say that opera was something that I was exposed to, nor did I seek it out as it was considered “music for posh folk.” … Continue reading

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The opera isn’t over until the fat lady sings………Jenufa and Opera North

If you mention the word “opera” to most people they will have images of an elitist art form, usually made up of rather large ladies and overweight leading men trying to convince an audience that they are in the first … Continue reading

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