The Magic Flute

Mozart's famous fantasy follows Prince Tamino and bird-catcher Papageno on a quest to rescue the Queen of the Night's daughter, Pamina. An adventure that takes us to the heart of the human quest for love and wisdom. The singers and musicians of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama bring their unique exuberance to one of the most popular operas ever written.

Showtimes : 7:00pm every night

The Golden Dragon

Set in a Chinese restaurant found in any city anywhere, The Golden Dragon is a compelling fable of modern life. At the heart of this East-meets-West tale, is the discovery of a decayed tooth in a bowl of soup. It belongs to a kitchen boy, a long way from home and with no papers. He’s looking for his sister, but she’s been forced into a very different kind of service just next door...

Funny and shocking in equal measure, this brilliant new opera poignantly captures the horrors of too many lost lives.

Music Theatre Wales

Street Scene

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

“THE CHALLENGE (OF STREET SCENE) WAS TO FIND A FORM THAT TRANSLATED THE REALISM OF (ELMER RICE'S) PLOT INTO MUSIC. THE RESULT APPLIES THE TECHNIQUES OF OPERA WITHOUT EVER FALLING INTO THE ARTIFICIALITY OF OPERA”

KURT WEILL

Yes, easier said than done. But it is what we'll all be working for. And it is some of the greatest American theatre music of the twentieth century.

Lakme

Known for the famous ‘Flower Duet’; Lakmé contains many other hidden gems including the stratospheric and challenging ‘Bell Song’. Set in India during the 1880’s, this French opera (sung in English)  captures the ambience of the Orient seen through Western eyes, and tells of religious tensions and conflict leading to personal sacrifice, heartbreak and death.

The production is accompanied by a chamber orchestra with a delicious score; unique opportunity to see this rarely performed opera.

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