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24 May 2013, 14:05
Joe Roche, singer with the Welsh National Opera, has proposed to his chorus-member girlfriend on stage after a dress rehearsal of Wagner's Lohengrin.
The end of a dress rehearsal of Wagner's Lohengrin was the unlikely scene of a rather romantic event earlier this week. Welsh National Opera singer Joe Roche proposed on-stage to his girlfriend, WNO chorus member Paula Greenwood.
Claiming that he was "not one for big gestures", Roche told the assembled crowd and cast how the two had found happiness when they met at the WNO and were overjoyed to both get full-time employment there. Then, he got down on one knee and… well, we don't want to ruin it. Have a look for yourself.