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Researched and written by Geoffrey Mogridge.
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Born: Ilkley, West Yorkshire, 20th May 1949

Geoffrey's arts administration appointments include the post of general manager of Leeds Civic Theatre (1985-90) in which venue he promoted and managed many concerts and recitals.  He was director of York Arts Centre from 1991-1994 and has worked extensively on administration and front of house for Leeds Shakespeare Festival.   Freelance writing includes opera and concert reviews for the Ilkley Gazette, Airedale and Wharfedale Observer, Telegraph and Argus, Opera Magazine and work for Leeds International Concert Season.   Geoffrey has  been an avid attender at Leeds Town Hall orchestral concerts since 1966 and vividly recalls being taken to see his first opera at the Grand Theatre almost 50 years ago - a Sadlers Wells production of Puccini's Madam Butterfly.

Additional work: Rose Gibson and Leodis Team.

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