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Sep 15, 22, 29 mat

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

War and Peace
New production
Prokofiev, War and Peace (Sung in English)
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
David Pountney, Director
Robert Innes Hopkins, Set Designer
Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Costume Designer
Jonathan McGovern, Prince Andrei Bolkonsky
Lauren Michelle, Natasha Rostova
Mark Le Brocq, Count Pierre Bezukhov
Simon Bailey, Field-Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov
James Platt, Count Ilya Rostov
Jurgita Adamonytė, Hélène Bezukhova
Adrian Dwyer, Anatole Kuragin
David Stout, Dolokhov
Gareth Dafydd Morris, Platon Karataev, General Pyotr Konovnitsyn
Leah-Marian Jones, Princess Marya Bolkonskaya
Sarah Pope, Matriosha, Trishka
Laurence Cole, Gavrila, Matveyev
Julian Boyce, Metivier
Carolyn Jackson, Vasilisa
Joe Roche, Monsieur de Beausset , French Abbé
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Sep 21, 28, 30, Oct 04, 06

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

La traviata
Verdi, La traviata
James Southall, Conductor
Sir David McVicar, Director
Tanya McCallin, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Linda Richardson, Violetta Valéry
Anush Hovhannisyan, Violetta Valéry
Kang Wang, Alfredo Germont
Roland Wood, Giorgio Germont
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, Flora Bervoix
Howard Kirk, Gastone de Letorières
Sian Meinir, Annina
Philip Lloyd-Evans, Marquis d'Obigny
Martin Lloyd, Dr Grenvil
Simon Crosby Buttle, Giuseppe
Laurence Cole, Flora's servant
Sarah Crisp, Revival Director
Jennifer Tipton, Lighting Designer
Andrew George, Choreography
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Fri 28 Sep at 14:00

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Afternoon Fiesta
Afternoon Fiesta
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Falla, El Amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
Walton, Viola Concerto
Revueltas, Sensemayá
Márquez, Danzón no. 2
Moncayo, Huapango
Carlos Miguel Prieto, Conductor
Thu 4 Oct at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Season Opening Concert
Season Opening Concert
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Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Vaughan Williams, Songs of Travel
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
Tadaaki Otaka, Conductor
Sir Thomas Allen, Baritone
Oct 05, 07

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

La Cenerentola
Rossini, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
Joan Font, Director
Joan Guillén, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Matteo Macchioni, Don Ramiro
Giorgio Caoduro, Dandini, valet to Ramiro
Fabio Capitanucci, Don Magnifico
Aoife Miskelly, Clorinda
Heather Lowe, Tisbe
Tara Erraught, Angelina (Cinderella)
Wojtek Gierlach, Alidoro
Xevi Dorca, Choreography, Revival Director
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Sat 27 Oct at 19:30

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Music For The Fallen
Music For The Fallen
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Kelly, Elegy for String Orchestra: "In Memoriam Rupert Brooke"
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Stanford, Mass via victrix, Op.173
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Adrian Partington, Conductor
Kiandra Howarth, Soprano
Jessica Dandy, Mezzo-soprano
Ruairi Bowen, Tenor
Gareth Brynmor John, Baritone
Sun 11 Nov at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Britten:  War Requiem
Britten: War Requiem
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Britten, War Requiem, Op.66
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
Susan Bullock, Soprano
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Roman Trekel, Baritone
Musicians from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Fri 30 Nov at 14:00

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Illumination: Afternoon Concert
Illumination: Afternoon Concert
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Mathias, Helios, Op. 76
Norgard, Per, Iris
Sibelius, Night Ride and Sunrise, Op.55
Dove, Sunshine (UK Premiere)
Maelor, Paul, Symphony No 3. Illumination (World Premiere)
Geoffrey Paterson, Conductor
Fri 30 Nov at 19:30

Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff

Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
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Corelli, Concerto grosso in G minor "Christmas Concerto", Op.6 no.8
Vivaldi, Trio Sonata in D minor Op.1 no. 12 RV 63 "La follia”
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Handel, Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op.6 No.7, HWV 325
Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F major, Op.8 no. 3, RV 293 "L'autunno” (Autumn)
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in F minor, Op.8 no. 4, RV 297 "L'inverno" (Winter)
London Concertante
Thu 6 Dec at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Handel: Messiah
Handel: Messiah
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Handel, Messiah
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Katherine Watson, Soprano
Iestyn Davies, Countertenor
Gwilym Bowen, Tenor
Neal Davies, Bass
Fri 18 Jan 2019 at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Stephen Hough plays Beethoven
Stephen Hough plays Beethoven
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Mahler, Rückert-Lieder
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Stephen Hough, Piano
Catriona Morison, Mezzo-soprano
Thu 7 Feb 2019 at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Bolero: Viva Espana
Bolero: Viva Espana
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Falla, The Three Cornered Hat
Falla, Noches en los Jardines de España (Nights in the gardens of Spain)
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand
Debussy, Images, for orchestra: Ibéria
Ravel, Boléro
Jun Märkl, Conductor
Angela Hewitt, Piano
2019 Feb 09, 16 mat, 23

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Un ballo in maschera
New production
Verdi, Un ballo in maschera
Carlo Rizzi, Conductor
Emilia Pountney, Director
Raimund Bauer, Set Designer
Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Costume Designer
Gwyn Hughes Jones, Riccardo
Roland Wood, Renato
Mary Elizabeth Williams, Amelia
Julie Martin du Theil, Oscar
Sara Fulgoni, Ulrica
Jihoon Kim, Samuel
Fabrice Kebour, Lighting Designer
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 19:30

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Sir Andrew Davies conducts L'enfance du Christ
Sir Andrew Davies conducts L'enfance du Christ
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Berlioz, L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Matthew Brook, Bass-baritone
2019 Feb 15, 17, 24, 27, Mar 01

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

The Magic Flute
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) (Sung in English)
Damian Iorio, Conductor
Dominic Cooke, Director
Julian Crouch, Set Designer
Kevin Pollard, Costume Designer
Ben Johnson, Tamino
Anita Watson, Pamina
Samantha Hay, Queen of the Night
Mark Stone, Papageno
Jennifer Davis, First Lady
Kezia Bienek, Second Lady
Emma Carrington, Third Lady
Phillip Rhodes, The Speaker (Der Sprecher)
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
2019 Feb 28, Mar 02

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Roberto Devereux
Donizetti, Roberto Devereux
Carlo Rizzi, Conductor
Alessandro Talevi, Director
Madeleine Boyd, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Joyce El-Khoury, Elisabetta
Justina Gringyte, Sara, Duchessa di Nottingham
Barry Banks, Robert Devereux
Gary Griffiths, Duca di Nottingham
Robyn Lyn Evans, Lord Cecil
Wyn Pencarreg, Sir Gualtiero Raleigh
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Fri 1 Mar 2019 at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

St David's Day Concert
St David's Day Concert
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BBC National Chorus of Wales
Grant Llewellyn, Conductor
Fri 29 Mar 2019 at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Pinchas Zukerman conducts Elgar
Pinchas Zukerman conducts Elgar
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Elgar, Serenade, Op.73 no.2
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Pinchas Zukerman, Conductor
Thu 11 Apr 2019 at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
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Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
Alexander Vedernikov, Conductor
Boris Giltburg, Piano
Thu 18 Apr 2019 at 19:30

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Easter Oratorio
Easter Oratorio
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Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op.36
Vaughan Williams, 5 Mystical Songs
Grainger, Blithe Bells (after Bach's Sheep may safely graze)
Bach, Easter Oratorio, BWV249
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Jonathon Heyward, Conductor
Jonathan Cohen, Conductor
Thu 9 May 2019 at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Xian Zhang conducts Mozart
Xian Zhang conducts Mozart
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Beethoven, Coriolan overture, Op.62
Bartók, Piano Concerto no. 3, Sz 119
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K550
Xian Zhang, Conductor
Lukáš Vondrácek, Piano
Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2
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Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
Martin James Bartlett, Piano
Fri 28 Jun 2019 at 19:30

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Ein Deutsches Requiem
Ein Deutsches Requiem
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Stravinsky, Funeral Song, Op.5
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Nathalie Stutzmann, Conductor