Month

November 2017
We’re so excited that BBC Radio Wales’s Country Focus team, Pauline Smith and Rachael Garside joined us for the show in Ystradgynlais to talk to us about what goes into creating our SmallStages tour of The Bear. Grab a cup of tea and enjoy the full programme telling the story of how we make a...
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We’re really excited to be putting in place the final elements of our Spring tour of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin – opening in Hafren, Newtown on February 24th 2018. See all dates for our tour of Eugene Onegin For those who don’t know the piece, we wanted to introduce you to one of the story’s central...
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William Walton’s classic ‘comedy in one act’ The Bear is a brilliant introduction for audiences new to opera and a fabulous opportunity for all music lovers to hear Walton’s classic comedy in its fiftieth anniversary year, this SmallStages tour is designed to have the widest possible appeal and to fulfil MWO’s mission for keeping opera...
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We’re exactly halfway through our 16 venue tour of The Bear and it really has been an adventure so we wanted to share some of our stories of life on the road so far and give you a sneaky peak of what goes on behind the scenes! We’ve braved 50 mile an hour winds in...
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In the midst of our tour of William Walton’s classic comedy opera, The Bear – which is visiting 16 venues across Wales this month and leaping just over the border for a show in Ludlow – we caught up with our Executive Director Lydia Bassett, who has been with the company now for year and...
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Mid Wales Opera’s much-anticipated tour of William Walton’s classic comedy The Bear opens tonight in Llandinam, Powys before hitting the road with 15 intimate performances from village halls to historic churches and small theatres across Wales and the Borders. Music Director Jonathan Lyness’ new arrangement of Walton’s one-act comic opera, featuring just five players and three superb...
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