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Opera North Silent Night

Inspired by real events, Silent Night tells the story of the 1914 Christmas truce, when peace spontaneously broke out in the trenches during World War I. This new opera has a cinematic twist that brings the story to life – and it’s a must-see. Book now...

This is the story of the 1914 Christmas truce told as never before – and you can save £10 on tickets.

Silent Night is a relatively new opera. It was written just seven years ago and it’s never before been seen in the UK, which is all the more surprising when you think that composer Kevin Puts won a Pulitzer Prize for his moving, cinematic score. Sung in three languages, it tells the story of the 1914 Truce from all sides, taking you deep into the trenches to reveal the humanity behind the brutality.

See this critically acclaimed opera for just £20

We’ve all heard the story of the Christmas truce, when the soldiers laid down their arms for a day of peace in the middle of a gruelling war, but you’ve never heard it told like this before. Silent Night turns real life events into song, with a cool contemporary score that overlays French, German and English in spectacular style.

It’s horrifying and uplifting in equal measure as they take you into the trenches and onto the battlefield, where lives are lost and dreams are shattered – but as one man’s voice rises over no man’s land on Christmas Eve, they come to an unlikely truce and restore our faith in humanity.

Hurry – book now before it sells out

Our exclusive offer gives you £10 off all Price Band C tickets on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th December 2018 – that means it’s just £20 per person. But you’ll have to be quick, because there’s only limited availability and once they’re gone, they’re gone. To get the deal, book online now using the code TRUESTORY.

Terms & Conditions

Offer available valid on Price C tickets for performances of Silent Night at Leeds Town Hall on Thursday 6th December and Friday 7th December 2018. Maximum of 4 tickets per person. Subject to availability and cannot be used retrospectively. You may be asked to show ID. You can choose from the normal delivery options for your ticket. Cover image credit: Tom Arber