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Welsh National Opera

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Stagehands!

We attended a performance of Un Bal in Maschera this week at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Superb... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2019
jcs918
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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The Magic Flute: a different perspective

Six of us travelled from the London area for a Sunday matinee (4:00 pm) performance of "The Magic... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2019
MrSnappit
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Surrey, UK
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Stately home of the world-famous Welsh Opera Company.
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Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

We attended a performance of Un Bal in Maschera this week at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Superb singing, but the performance was spoiled by the excessive moving of the set around the stage, with lots of very intrusive stagehands. It was very distracting. Otherwise a lovely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

Six of us travelled from the London area for a Sunday matinee (4:00 pm) performance of "The Magic Flute". To summarise our experience: - Ticket prices are at a fraction of those charged at English National and the Royal Opera - The Donald Gordon Theatre...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

It is with a heavy heart that I find myself writing this review. We booked tickets to see the magic flute 10 months ago on the first day they were released,it is my favourite opera btw. Well Twenty minutes into the performance and it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The Wales Millennium Centre is the home of the Welsh Opera Company. Ultra modern architecture, this building is beautiful and a must visit for some photos.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

After watching a wonderful performance by the WNO as we were leaving the building heading towards the disabled car park Myself and partner who has chronic heart failure and has survived two heart attack’s were stopped and asked where we were going ? When we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WelshNationalOpera, Manager at Welsh National Opera, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

We're so disappointed to hear that this happened at a WNO performance. Thank you so much for your feedback which we will pass onto the management team at Wales Millennium Centre.

Reviewed September 6, 2018

Unfortunately we visited the Opera House in summer period, so there were no performances. But the building is really interesting, giving the Cardiff Bay area a specific atmoshere. Go inside and have a look!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gszekely
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I read in an early WNO programme that 'Opera is emotion'. If that is the case, then with this production of Tosca at the Bristol Hippodrome, the WNO really nailed it! Brilliant performances by all the cast, outstanding sets and an unforgettable performance by the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Could not have expected to have as good a time as we did at the WNO. The theatre is amazing and production outstanding... Never thought I would like the Opera but this was great fun.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I'll start by saying that we like opera, but are not fanatics, we've been to a few all over Europe, but this performance of Puccini's Madam Butterfly was not good. That said, Karah Son was superb in the title role, and held our attention all...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 4, 2017

As a regular opera over this is one of my all time favourite Welsh experiences. Each year supplies a great range of both well known and obscure operas, normally with eight productions over a year long period, though this year , only six which is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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