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Rodolfo stood on a ladder and singing

Sign Language Week: BSL Interpreted Performance of La bohème

On Thursday 17 March Mid Wales Opera performs La bohème at The Riverfront, Newport with BSL interpretation by Julie Doyle. Sign Language Week runs from 14-20 March. The annual celebration, organised by the British Deaf Association (BDA),...
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Bridget Wallbank

International Women’s Day with Bridget Wallbank

We simply couldn’t celebrate International Women’s Day without hearing from the one and only Bridget Wallbank. Our Production Manager, Bridget, started out as a Theatre Technician at our home venue...
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Elanor Higgins stood in the auditorium of Theatre Hafren

International Women’s Day with Elanor Higgins

International Women’s Day is a global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Today, we’re celebrating all the incredible women of opera, and particularly those...
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Colin, Marchand de Couleurs, photographed in the 1860s

The Real Bohemians

We’re celebrating being back on stage with one of opera’s greatest love stories, La bohème, which concludes our Puccini in Paris Season. It’s time to meet the real bohemians of...
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Music at Your Place: Eve Goodman finds musical inspiration from retired boat builder in Y Felinheli

As part of our Cerddoriaeth eich Milltir Sgwâr programme, Singer-Songwriter Eve Goodman has been sharing stories through songs with her community in Y Felinheli on the shores of the Menai...
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Puccini’s Sounds of the Seine – creating a new chamber arrangement for Il tabarro

Our Music Director Jonathan Lyness began his labour of love, creating a new score for four instruments to perform Puccini’s Il tabarro, in November 2019. Now, a year later than...
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Ooh La La! MWO return to touring with our 2021/2022 season – Puccini in Paris

Il tabarro – SmallStages Tour Autumn 2021 La bohème – MainStages Tour Spring 2022 With huge relief, and great delight, MWO return to touring this Autumn and our Artistic Director...
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Song Share Project – ‘Music at Your Place’

We’re hugely proud of all our Milltir Sgwâr projects but this Refugee Week we particularly wanted to share Rachel Moràs’ and Meryn Williams work with refugees and asylum seekers alongside...
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Grey Matters: ‘Music at Your Place’ Project

“My covid bubble is my safety bubble, family gets me, family accepts me. Can I remember how to be social? Please don’t make me.” Composer Gareth Churchill’s project for our...
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