The podcast for all things opera

Produced by Northern Opera Group and recorded at Chapel FM





Classic Tunes, Selfless Good Deeds and Operatic Catastrophes

All of the latest opera news.

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Episode content

1. New Music Director at Opera North

2. BYO new season

3. Garsington 2020

4. New Tete a Tete Festival

5. Cardiff singer round up

6. Interview with Katie Bray

7. Carlo Rizzi, new Artistic Director of Opera Rara

8. Queen’s Honours

9. Opera North new residency for women conductors

10. PRS Key Change

11. National Opera Studio interview, Emily Gottlieb

12. Extinction Rebellion protest BP and RoH

13. Opera on tv, radio and film

14. Franco Zeffirelli

15. Hidden gem – ‘Aleko’, Rachmaninoff

16. Quiz – Classic FM Hall of Fame

Recorded at Chapel FM on 27 June 2019

Produced by Northern Opera Group

Host – David Ward
Guests – Matthew Eberhardt and Lorna James

About us

Operacast brings you the latest news, reviews, interviews and general chat from the world of opera.

Available every month on this website and through all major podcast channels - just search "Operacast" to find us.

Also available every month is a Spotify playlist to accompany the episode.

Operacast is brought to you by Northern Opera Group and Chapel FM.

June 2019

David Ward, Lorna James and Matthew Eberhardt in the studio - chatting all things

- Opera North conductors

- Space opera in King's Cross

- Services to chocolate and cheese

And much more ...

Also interviews with KATIE BRAY and Emily Gottlieb (National Opera Studio)


August 2019

Join us for a LIVE recording of our Operacast podcast.

This special episode will focus on opera festivals around the UK with panellists TBC.

You'll have opportunity to ask your questions and play along with our usual opera quiz ...

Bank Holiday Monday 26 August 2pm at Chapel FM. Free but ticketed. Please sign up below.



Comments on the podcast, suggestions for future episodes, sponsorship queries ... Feel free to contact podcast host, David Ward, here.


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