About

Michael Boe is an award winning Tenor from Fleetwood in the North of England. He has performed with many top opera companies singing lead roles across the range from ‘Ernani’ to ‘Hoffmann’, ‘Calaf’ to ‘Sir Lancelot’. Michael moved into directing 2009, winning awards for his production of ‘Macbeth’. He set up North Star Opera in 2003 with a desire not only to bring opera and operatic performances to  wider audience, but also to present opera in new and diverse ways for this new audience.

Sean Ashmore is a Musical Director and recitalist (both Piano and Pipe Organ) from Preston who has frequently featured on UK and European TV and Radio. He has worked as a guest conductor with many UK orchestras and recently won an International composing competition for his instrumental piece, ‘Lacrymosa’.


Together they have released 6 CDs, ‘Serenata‘, ‘I’m a Stranger Here Myself‘, ‘Anthem‘ ‘A La Voix‘, ‘Along the Way’ and in July 2017, ‘Retrouver‘.

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