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The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics

  • Cropped_b2b_2017_654x490_1 The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics, 2017: The Orchestra of Opera North, conducted by Clark Rundell, with Dave Beer (Back to Basics) | Credit: Tom Arber
  • Cropped_b2b_2017_654x490_3 The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics, 2017: Corinne Bailey Rae with the Orchestra of Opera North | Credit: Tom Arber
  • Cropped_b2b_2017_654x490_2 The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics, 2017: Sharlene Hector of Basement Jaxx with the Orchestra of Opera North, conducted by Clark Rundell | Credit: Tom Arber
  • Cropped_b2b_2017_654x490_4 The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics, 2017: Robert Owens with the Orchestra of Opera North | Credit: Tom Arber
  • Cropped_b2b_2017_654x490_5 The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics, 2017: The Orchestra of Opera North, conducted by Clark Rundell | Credit: Tom Arber
  • Cropped_b2b_2017_654x490_6 The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics, 2017 | Credit: Tom Arber
  • Cropped_b2b_2017_654x490_7 The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics, 2017: Vocalists Sabrina Ramikie, Adetoun Rattenbury and Sara Garvey with the Orchestra of Opera North | Credit: Tom Arber
  • Cropped_b2b_2017_654x490_8 The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics, 2017: Corinne Bailey Rae | Credit: Tom Arber

Part of Millennium Square Summer Series 2018

The soundtrack to your summer is back and bigger than ever!

Featuring some of the most infectious and energetic dance anthems from over the past three decades, this open-air concert is packed with club classics reworked and performed live by a 50-piece symphony orchestra.​

The heart of Leeds will once again beat to a different rhythm as the Orchestra of Opera North, legendary Back to Basics DJ Dave Beer and an array of amazing special guest artists and vocalists come together on stage to deliver an epic musical celebration. Join us to show how spectacular and vibrant the city of Leeds is in showcasing two of its much loved and contrasting musical institutions.

With special guests

Robin S, Utah Saints, Alison Limerick, Shades of Rhythm, Saffron, Robert Owens, Rachel McFarlane, Sara Garvey and Ralph Lawson

For all the latest event information, follow us on Twitter @millsqleeds, @Opera_North @backtobasics91 or find us on Facebook

The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics is the first of a series of three events marking the Opera North in the City Festival and part of the annual Millennium Square Summer Series.

Doors 6pm
DJ sets 6.30pm
Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics 8pm
Event ends 10.30pm

...stunning… took dance music to another level.

— Yorkshire Evening Post 

Immense combined skill, fantastic voices and bloody brilliant sound.

— Culture Vulture 

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Additional information

Suitable for ages 14+. Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult.

Standing tickets only. Full venue information available in the Millennium Square FAQ.

Ticket information

General Admission -
£32.50 (from 1 February 2018)
Concessions: £29.25 (10%)
Leeds City Council Leeds Card Breezecard Opera North Friends, Patrons and Associates


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Leeds Millennium Square 27 Jul 2018
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