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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), promotes awareness of issues affecting sign-language users and the welfare...
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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 The Hafren, Newtown in 1988. She’s been with Mid Wales...
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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 who make our spring 2022 tour of La bohème possible....
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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 Swansea City of Sanctuary. Simply by sharing songs from their...
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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 Cerddoriaeth Eich Milltir Sgwâr programme has been a very personal...
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Chat with Eve Goodman About Her ‘Music at Your Place’ Project

As part of our 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 Strait. Inspired by the ancient tradition of the local bard, whose role...
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New Year, New Projects – Music at Your Place!

We’re very proud to introduce the first projects supported by Cerddoriaeth Eich Milltir Sgwâr – Music at Your Place – our open call commissioning programme designed to support artist across Wales working in their own communities during the pandemic. We’ve...
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Farewell to Figaro

We’d usually write an end of the tour blog….so while the tour of The Marriage of Figaro ended prematurely we thought we’d still share some of our thoughts about what has been an absolute joy of a production from start...
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Who’s coming to the wedding?

…counting down to the big day with The Marriage of Figaro Our fabulous Figaro cast can’t wait to get started – both exploring Wales and exploring their roles in our exciting new production. Each new MWO production is a fresh adventure and meeting...
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