Welsh National Opera

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Welsh National Opera - La bohème

WNO is a world-class opera company, internationally recognised for its artistic excellence. Together with Classic FM, WNO is committed to building new audiences for opera.

It is the UK’s largest provider of touring opera, performing to more than 140,000 people a year, and the most active in Europe. Wales Millennium Centre is its home theatre, rehearsal and administrative base, where a significant proportion of its technical work is also undertaken.

2012/13 A Journey of Discovery

Join Welsh National Opera and Chief Executive and Artistic Director David Pountney, on an adventure of the spirit, a journey of discovery.

Autumn 2012
La bohème – Puccini
An unmissable new production of a classic opera. ***** “a sparkling triumph” The Telegraph

Jephtha - Handel
A masterpiece of music theatre, powerfully staged with sublimely beautiful music.

Così fan tutte - Mozart
Colourful and light-hearted seaside production, one of the most purely entertaining of this great opera.

Spring 2013
Lulu - Berg
New production by David Pountney, one of the world’s most influential opera directors.

The Cunning Little Vixen - Janáček
Janáček’s wondrous hymn to the cycle of life and nature’s renewal is a truly uplifiting experience.

Madam Butterfly – Puccini (performances continue in summer)
This sepia-tinged production of one of the best-loved operas of all time is like a beautiful old photograph.

Summer 2013
Lohengrin – Wagner
WNO presents a new production of this sumptuous romantic opera on a grand scale.

Wagner Dream – Harvey
Wagner Dream combines theatre with Harvey’s extraordinary music. UK stage première.

 

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