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Feb 22, 24

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Don Giovanni
Mozart, Don Giovanni
James Southall, Conductor
John Caird, Director
John Napier, Set Designer
Yoon Bae, Costume Designer
Gavan Ring, Don Giovanni
David Stout, Leporello
Emily Birsan, Donna Anna
Elizabeth Watts, Donna Elvira
Katie Bray, Zerlina
Miklós Sebestyén, The Commendatore
Benjamin Hulett, Don Ottavio
Caroline Chaney, Revival Director
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Thu 22 Feb at 14:00

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Composition: Wales - Play-through Day
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Feb 23

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Claire Rutter (Tosca) and Mark S Doss (Scarpia) © Richard Hubert Smith
Puccini, Tosca
Carlo Rizzi, Conductor
Timothy Burke, Conductor
Michael Blakemore, Director
Ashley Martin-Davis, Set Designer
Claire Rutter, Floria Tosca
Mary Elizabeth Williams, Floria Tosca
Hector Sandoval, Mario Cavaradossi
Gwyn Hughes Jones, Mario Cavaradossi
Mark S Doss, Baron Scarpia
Daniel Grice, Cesare Angelotti
Donald Maxwell, Sacristan
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Benjamin Davis, Revival Director
Fri 23 Feb at 19:00

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Composition: Wales - Culmination Concert
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Thu 1 Mar at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

St David’s Day
St David’s Day
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Catrin Finch, Harp
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Grant Llewellyn, Conductor
Sat 3 Mar at 19:00

Cardiff University Concert Hall, Cardiff

Dennehy, Finnissy, Cutler, Fokkens
Dennehy, Bulb
Finnissy, June
Cutler, McNulty
Fokkens, Mammals of Southern Africa
Fidelio Trio
Tue 13 Mar at 19:00

Cardiff University Concert Hall, Cardiff

Celebrating Debussy
Debussy, Deux Arabesques
Chopin, Etude in E major "Tristesse", Op.10 no.3
Chabrier, Ballabile
Chabrier, Caprice
Chabrier, Feuille d’Album (Valse)
Chopin, 3 Nouvelles études, Op.posth
Chabrier, Pièces pittoresques: Idylle, no.5
Chabrier, Pièces pittoresques: Scherzo-Valse, no.10
Chopin, Prelude in B flat major, Op.28 no.21
Roy Howat, Piano
Wed 14 Mar at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

© Manfred-Esser
SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart
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Beethoven, The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
Sir Roger Norrington, Conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano
SWR Symphony Orchestra
Mar 14, 15 mat, eve, 16, 17 mat, eve

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

The Sleeping Beauty
The Sleeping Beauty (Marius Petipa, Sir Peter Wright)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Thu 22 Mar at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Debussy, Poulenc, Rimsky-Korsakov
Debussy, Préludes, Bk 1 no. 10: La Cathédrale engloutie (The Sunken Cathedral) (Arr. for Colin Matthews)
Poulenc, Gloria
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra
Cardiff University Choir
Mark Eager, Conductor
Fri 23 Mar at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

La Mer
Debussy, Nocturnes, L 91
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 27 in B flat major, K595
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Debussy, La Mer
Steven Osborne, Piano
Jac van Steen, Conductor
Sat 24 Mar at 19:30

St German's Church, Cardiff

© https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/SK-A-3276
Music for Lent
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Tallis, Lamentations of Jeremiah
Lukaszewski, Two Lenten Motets
Byrd, Ne Irascaris Domine
Bach, Komm, Jesu, komm! - motet, BWV229
MacMillan, Miserere
Cardiff Polyphonic Choir
David Young, Conductor
David Geoffrey Thomas, Chamber organ
Wed 28 Mar at 19:30

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Contemporary Evenings
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Sun 8 Apr at 15:00

St David's Hall, Cardiff

© Peter Hundert
Angela Hewitt
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Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Angela Hewitt, Piano
Sat 14 Apr at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

© Frans Jansen
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
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Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54 (Bett)
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, Piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Tue 17 Apr at 19:00

Cardiff University Concert Hall, Cardiff

Contemporary Voices
Fokkens, Dances and Chorales
Hiscocks, New work (world premiere)
McCabe, Spielend
Retorica
Fri 20 Apr at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

R. Strauss & Wagner
R. Strauss & Wagner
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Strauss R., Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Wagner, The Ring, An Orchestral Adventure
Otto Tausk, Conductor
Apr 24, 25, 26 mat, eve, 27, 28 mat, eve

New Theatre, Cardiff

Northern Ballet: Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre (Cathy Marston)
Northern Ballet
Tue 24 Apr at 19:00

Cardiff University Concert Hall, Cardiff

Contemporary Voices
De Leeuw, Sonatina
Works by Auerbach
Messiaen, Theme et Variations pour violin et piano
Prokofiev, Violin Sonata no. 1 in F minor, Op.80
Gomes, New work (world premiere)
Dryads Duo
Sun 29 Apr at 15:00

St David's Hall, Cardiff

© Sussie Ahlburg
WNO Orchestra
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Prokofiev, Cinderella - Suite from the Ballet transcribed for Two Pianos, Op.87
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
Peter Donohoe, Piano
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Thu 17 May at 19:30

Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff

The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018
The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018
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Britten, Hymn to the Virgin
Cornysh II, My love she mourn'th for me
Britten, Hymn to St Cecilia for SSATB, Op.27b
Cornysh II, Salve regina
Britten, Advance Democracy
Cornysh II, Ave Maria, mater dei
Cornysh II, Woefully Arrayed
Cornysh II, Ah, Robin, gentle Robin
Britten, Sacred and Profane for five voices, Op.91
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, Conductor
Fri 18 May at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

© Keith Saunders
Philharmonia Orchestra
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Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Prokofiev, Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Op.74
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Maxim Aksenov, Tenor
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Musicians from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Thu 7 Jun at 19:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Shostakovich 5
Shostakovich 5
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Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Baiba Skride, Violin
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Sun 10 Jun at 15:30

St David's Hall, Cardiff

© Benjamin Ealowega
Würth Philharmonic Orchestra
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Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra, Op.28
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Stamatia Karampini, Conductor
Maxim Vengerov, Violin
Würth Philharmonic