Venn diagram for diversity

Published: 6 October 2022
Reporter: David Upton

Sanchita Pal (Nymph) with Dean Robinson (Pluto), Chandra Chakraborty (Proserpine) and Kezia Bienek (Messenger) Credit: Tom Arber
Professor Edward Venn, Opera North's Academic in Residence 2022–23 Credit: University of Leeds

Opera North has announced Professor Edward Venn of the School of Music at Leeds University, as its new academic in residence.

He will spend a year at the company bringing together diverse voices from the performing arts and academia for a series of discussions, events and an exhibition focusing on race, ethics and representation in operatic storytelling.