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Looking the part on the opera stage is almost as important as sounding just right, so join us as we take a behind-the-scenes look at the costume designs at Welsh National Opera as they're transformed from drawings on a page to stunning outfits. It's all part of The Tudors season, celebrating the drama and intrigue of life behind royal doors with three operas by Donizetti.
Costume designer Madeleine Boyd's sketches show just how much work goes into designing the performers' outfits - even before the conductor has picked up the baton. This is the second version of Queen Elizabeth's corset, brought to life with texture inspiration from magazines and fabrics.
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