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Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Eugene Onegin
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Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
Ainars Rubiķis, Conductor
Caroline Chaney, Director
Natalya Romaniw, Tatyana
Claudia Huckle, Olga
Jason Bridges, Lensky
Nicholas Lester, Eugene Onegin
Miklós Sebestyén, Prince Gremin
Sara Fulgoni, Filippyevna
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera

Eglwys Dewi Sant, Cardiff

Mavron Quartet
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Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in C minor "Malinconia", Op.110
Stravinsky, 3 Pieces for string quartet
Tchaikovsky, String Quartet no. 1 in D major, Op.11
Mavron String Quartet

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Khovanshchina
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Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
David Pountney, Director
Claire Wild, Emma
Liuba Sokolova, Marfa
Adrian Dwyer, Prince Andrei Khovansky
Mark Le Brocq, Prince Vasily Golitzin
Simon Bailey, Boyar Fyodor Shaklovity
Miklós Sebestyén, Dosifey
Robert Hayward, Prince Ivan Khovansky
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

From the House of the Dead
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Janáček, From the House of the Dead
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
David Pountney, Director
Maria Bjornson, Set Designer
Ben McAteer, Gorjančikov
Mark Le Brocq, Luka Kuzmič (Filka Morozov)
Paul Charles Clarke, Big prisoner
Quentin Hayes, Small prisoner
Robert Hayward, Prison governor
Alan Oke, Skuratov
Adrian Thompson, Shapkin
Simon Bailey, Šiškov
Julian Close, Prisoner as Don Juan and Brahmin
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera

RWCMD: Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff

Mariinsky Stradivarius Ensemble
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Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in C minor (arr. Rudolf Barshai), Op.110a
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for strings in C major, Op.48
Mariinsky Stradivarius Ensemble
Valery Gergiev, Conductor

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Shostakovich 12
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Shostakovich, Symphony no. 12 in D minor "The Year 1917," Op.112
Mosolov, The Iron Foundry (Zavod), Op.19
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Igor Levit, Piano
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor

St David's Hall, Cardiff

St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra: From Russia with love
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Mussorgsky, Night on Bare Mountain
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 2 in G major, Op.44
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Dmitriev, Conductor
John Lill, Piano

RWCMD: Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff

Russian Neo-Classical
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Stravinsky, Concerto in E flat major for chamber orchestra "Dumbarton Oaks"
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
RWCMD Chamber Orchestra

St David's Hall, Cardiff

From Russia... with love
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Khachaturian, Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Stravinsky, Petrushka: Suite for piano
Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Bell, Conductor
Martin James Bartlett, Piano

Wales Millennium Centre: Donald Gordon Theatre, Cardiff

P.A.R.A.D.E (Caroline Finn)
National Dance Company of Wales

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Khovanshchina
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Mussorgsky, Khovanshchina
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
David Pountney, Director
Claire Wild, Emma
Liuba Sokolova, Marfa
Adrian Dwyer, Prince Andrei Khovansky
Mark Le Brocq, Prince Vasily Golitzin
Simon Bailey, Boyar Fyodor Shaklovity
Miklós Sebestyén, Dosifey
Robert Hayward, Prince Ivan Khovansky
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Eugene Onegin
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Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
Ainars Rubiķis, Conductor
Caroline Chaney, Director
Natalya Romaniw, Tatyana
Claudia Huckle, Olga
Jason Bridges, Lensky
Nicholas Lester, Eugene Onegin
Miklós Sebestyén, Prince Gremin
Sara Fulgoni, Filippyevna
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

From the House of the Dead
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Janáček, From the House of the Dead
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
David Pountney, Director
Mark Le Brocq, Luka Kuzmič (Filka Morozov)
Alan Oke, Skuratov
Adrian Thompson, Shapkin
Simon Bailey, Šiškov
Ben McAteer, Gorjančikov
Paul Charles Clarke, Big prisoner
Quentin Hayes, Small prisoner
Julian Close, Prisoner as Don Juan and Brahmin
Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera

RWCMD: Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff

From Russia to Rome
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Works by Prokofiev
Works by Sparke
Works by Hesketh
Van der Roost, Spartacus
RWCMD Wind Ensemble
Robert Childs, Conductor

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Debussy, Première Rhapsodie for clarinet and orchestra
Ravel, Boléro
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Sergio Castelló López, Clarinet

Village Hall, Llandinam, Newtown

Walton, The Bear
Mid Wales Opera
Jonathan Lyness, Conductor
Richard Studer, Director
Carolyn Dobbin, Popova
Adam Green, Smirnov
Matthew Buswell, Luka

Public Institute, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool

Walton, The Bear
Mid Wales Opera
Jonathan Lyness, Conductor
Richard Studer, Director
Carolyn Dobbin, Popova
Adam Green, Smirnov
Matthew Buswell, Luka

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Tchaikovsky, Six morceaux: Rêverie du soir in G minor, Op.19 no.1
Tchaikovsky, Six morceaux: Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op.19 no.4
Tchaikovsky, 12 Pieces for piano: Valse in A flat major, Op.40 no.8
Rachmaninov, Prelude in D major, Op.23 no.4
Rachmaninov, 6 Moments musicaux: Andante cantabile in B minor, Op.16 no.3
Rachmaninov, 6 Moments musicaux: Adagio sostenuto in D flat major, Op.16 no.5
Rachmaninov, Variations on a theme of Corelli in D minor for piano, Op.42
Ivan Ilic, Piano

RWCMD: Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff

Russian Revolutions
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The Prince Regent’s Band

Criccieth Memorial Hall, Criccieth

Walton, The Bear
Mid Wales Opera
Jonathan Lyness, Conductor
Richard Studer, Director
Carolyn Dobbin, Popova
Adam Green, Smirnov
Matthew Buswell, Luka

Rhosygilwen Mansion: Neuadd y dderwen, Cardigan

Walton, The Bear
Mid Wales Opera
Jonathan Lyness, Conductor
Richard Studer, Director
Carolyn Dobbin, Popova
Adam Green, Smirnov
Matthew Buswell, Luka

Dragon Theatre, Gwynedd

Walton, The Bear
Mid Wales Opera
Jonathan Lyness, Conductor
Richard Studer, Director
Carolyn Dobbin, Popova
Adam Green, Smirnov
Matthew Buswell, Luka

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Royal Welsh College Symphony Orchestra and Choir
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Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.16
Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov: Coronation Scene
Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms
RWCMD Symphony Orchestra
RWCMD Choir
David Jones, Conductor
Nuno Lucas, Piano

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Welsh National Opera Orchestra
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Mahler, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 7 in C major, "Leningrad" Op.60
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
Tomáš Hanus, Conductor
Tara Erraught, Mezzo-soprano

Assembly Rooms, Ludlow

Walton, The Bear
Mid Wales Opera
Jonathan Lyness, Conductor
Richard Studer, Director
Carolyn Dobbin, Popova
Adam Green, Smirnov
Matthew Buswell, Luka

Assembly Rooms, Presteigne

Walton, The Bear
Mid Wales Opera
Jonathan Lyness, Conductor
Richard Studer, Director
Carolyn Dobbin, Popova
Adam Green, Smirnov
Matthew Buswell, Luka