Opera North mourns 34-year stalwart

Opera North mourns 34-year stalwart


norman lebrecht

August 04, 2015

Peter Bodenham, a vibrant acting member in the Opera North chorus, has died at the age of 64. He joined the company from Scottish Opera in 1981 and was one of its most popular characters. Notice here.

The Bartered Bride - Smetana - Opera North - 18th October 2014

Conductor - Anthony Kraus
Director - Daniel Slater
Designer - Robert Innes Hopkins
Lighting - Simon Mills

Kecal - James Creswell
Marenka - Kate Valentine
Jenik - Brenden Gunnell
Krusina - Peter Savidge
Ludmila - Ann Taylor
Vasek - Nicholas Watts
Tobias - Stephen Richardson
Hata - Fiona Kimm
Jiri - Peter Bodenham
Esmeralda - Jennifer France


  • prewartreasure says:

    What a lovely tribute – so innovative too.

  • Una says:

    Very sad. I knew Peter for many years and we met when we were both in Scottish Opera chorus together.