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23 March 2017

Tyne and Wear High Sheriff Award 2017

We’re delighted to have received a Tyne & Wear High Sheriff Youth Award, which recognises local organisations who work to engage young people in healthy, constructive and interesting activities.

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28 April 2016

MIRACLE! An Opera of Two Halves wins Journal Culture Award

Miracle! was nominated for two Journal Culture Awards, and was winner in the Best Event Sunderland Category.

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1 June 2015

The search is on for local singers to perform in An Opera for Sunderland!

Opera Sunderland has created an opera for the City of Sunderland, with football at the heart of the story. Written by award-winning North East author David Almond and composer Marcos Fernandez, An Opera for Sunderland is all about local people taking part.

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1 June 2015

An Opera for Sunderland Professional Casting

Opera Sunderland is seeking 4 professional operatic soloists for key roles in our forthcoming production An Opera for Sunderland.

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1 March 2015

Black Cats' Stories have launched!

Black Cats’ Stories is a ground-breaking project, creating a snapshot of what football means to the people of Wearside, through digital storytelling.

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1 October 2014

Sunderland gets ready to hit the high notes with An Opera for Sunderland

An Opera for Sunderland is being commissioned by Opera Sunderland. Every good opera needs a great story, something people can really identify with. Sunderland AFC is at the heart of the city both physically and emotionally, and football will be at the heart of the operatic story.

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1 July 2014

The Dashing Divas raise funds for An Opera for Sunderland

July 2014 In February 2014 eagle eyed Hannah Lindstedt spotted that the Color Run – a 5 kilometre, un-timed race in which thousands of participants are doused from head to toe in different colours at each kilometre – was coming to Sunderland

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30 June 2014

David Almond reveals title of An Opera for Sunderland and reads an exclusive extract!

Award-winning author David Almond revealed the name of An Opera for Sunderland and performed at exclusive extract at The Journal Culture Awards 2014 at Sunderland Minster on Tuesday 30 June.

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27 March 2014

Tyne and Wear High Sheriff Award 2014

March 2014 We’re delighted to have received a Tyne & Wear High Sheriff Youth Award, which recognises local organisations who work to engage young people in healthy, constructive and interesting activities.

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14 December 2013

Christmas Variety Night 2013

A big thank you to everyone who came to our Christmas Variety Night, we had a wonderful evening on what was our first ever community fundraising event!