We regret to announce that our current tour of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro has been cancelled due to the closure of theatres during the current epidemic of COVID-19.

Mid Wales Opera

Spring Tour 2020

Hugh Canning, The Sunday Times

“Jonathan Lyness maintained a lively momentum in the pit with his tiny orchestra, single strings allowing the glorious woodwind writing to blossom, underpinning Studer’s basically traditional but always lively staging… [of] this rather lovable Figaro”

www.thetimes.co.uk – read the full review


Steph Power, The Stage

“Cannily witty, big-hearted production of Mozart’s opera”

www.thestage.co.uk – read the full review

MWO bring a fresh approach to Mozart’s enduring masterpiece for their 2020 Spring tour. Using Amanda Holden’s English translation filled with ‘uninhibited mirth’ and our own Music Director’s orchestral arrangement of Mozart’s sublime score, our brand-new production will be tailor made in Wales with international performers joined on stage by young talent from the Wales International Academy of Voice.

Join Figaro and Susanna on their marriage merry go round, as servants outwit their masters, women outwit their men and true love triumphs against the odds.

Saturday February 29Hafren, Newtown
Wednesday March 4Brycheiniog, Brecon
Sunday March 8Theatr Clwyd, Mold
Tuesday March 10Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Friday March 13Operatif @ Pontio Bangor
Saturday March 14Pontio, Bangor
Wednesday March 18
The Torch, Milford Haven
Saturday March 21
The Riverfront, Newport
Wednesday March 25
Ffwrnes, Llanelli
Saturday March 28
Courtyard, Hereford



Figaro: Harry Thatcher
Susanna: Galina Averina
Countess: Jana Holesworth
Count: Benjamin Bevan
Cherubino: Olivia Gomez
Marcellina: Kate Valentine
Bartolo: Ian Beadle
Basilio/Curzio: David Horton
Antonio: Mark Saberton
Barbarina: Stephanie Smith

Conductor: Jonathan Lyness
Director/Designer: Richard Studer
Lighting Designer: Dan Saggars


Creative Team

Jonathan Lyness

Music Director

Richard Studer


Dan Saggars

Lighting Designer 


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