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80s Classical

80s Classical

Opera North in the City 2019, part of Millennium Square Summer Series

The 80s is back!

Retro gets a radical symphonic makeover this summer as some of the most iconic songs of the 80s are reworked into breath-taking new orchestral versions and performed live by the original artists.  Featuring Jimmy Somerville, Howard Jones, Nik Kershaw, Johnny Hates Jazz and Carol Decker (T’Pau) together with Opera North’s 60-piece orchestra, this is hit after hit of 80s gold.*

Why you need to be there:

  • Iconic Songs, Original Artists, Live Orchestra!
  • Hits including; Don’t Leave Me This Way, Never Can Say Goodbye, Wouldn’t It Be Good, What Is Love, Shattered Dreams and China In Your Hand 
  • Dance the night away to 80s classics including; Heaven Is A Place On Earth, Africa and many, many more….
  • Party like it’s the 80s in the city’s biggest outdoor arena!

Information about the venue:

  • City Centre location – great bus and train links, plus plenty of parking spots for those not drinking!
  • Choice of standing ticket or reserved seating area
  • VIP upgrade gets you access to exclusive bar (limited number only!)
  • Variety of food & drink vendors

*The show producers / organsiers reserve the right to change line-up &/or set-list

Running times:

Doors 6.30pm
DJ Sets  6.45pm
80s Classical 8.15pm
Event ends 10.30pm

Additional information:

Standing & seating area (limited)

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

To find out more about the show producers and the artists, please visit www.80sclassical.com


GA standing £32.50

GA seated £37.50

Groups 4+ £29.50pp

VIP bar upgrade £7.00 (sold out)

Book both 80s Classical and The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics and save £7.50

Tickets & Times

  • Fri 26 Jul , 8:00 PM

With Special Guests

  • Jimmy Somerville
  • Howard Jones
  • Nik Kershaw
  • Johnny Hates Jazz
  • Carol Decker (T'Pau)