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Richard’s Magic Flute Rehearsal Ramblings #1

Richard Studer is Mid Wales Opera’s new Artistic Director, joining the team alongside Music Director Jonathan Lyness and making their Mid Wales Opera debut with Mozart’s The Magic Flute in Spring 2017.  Richard will be providing a glimpse into the inner workings of a production as the team work tirelessly towards opening night at The Hafren […]

Fresh New Talent Shines In Contemporary Semele

Click here to find out more and to book tickets for Handel’s Semele, which is touring Cardiff, Newtown, Llanelli, Colwyn Bay and Brecon in February 2017. Semele is a very special production for many reasons and the collaboration with students at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama is a new venture for Mid […]

Semele for Beginners

So you’re thinking of coming to see Semele – but it’s not your usual aria of interest – if you’ll pardon the pun! Don’t worry, we’re here to help. The most important thing you need to know as an audience member is that opera is filled with great tunes and great stories and Semele is no exception. Like a […]

Coming up in 2017

2017 looks like being an incredibly busy and exciting year for Mid Wales Opera with two brand new operas opening in February, a schools residency and a pilot tour of micro-chamber opera in November. It was great to hear Lydia and Richard on BBC Radio Wales Arts Show talking to Nicola Heywood Thomas about Small Stages […]