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Welsh National Opera

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Fantastic building

Unfortunately we visited the Opera House in summer period, so there were no performances. But the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Budapest, Hungary
Outstanding Tosca at Bristol Hippodrome

I read in an early WNO programme that 'Opera is emotion'. If that is the case, then with this... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Taunton, United Kingdom
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The Wales Millennium Centre Bute Place | Bute Place, Cardiff CF10 5AL, Wales
+44 29 2063 5000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!!

Thank gszekely
Reviewed 14 April 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

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Reviewed 11 June 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.

Thank hairycow
Reviewed 28 April 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

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Reviewed 5 April 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

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This production was given 4 stars in the review Hub but in reality it is definitely a 5 star production. Gary Griffiths as Marcello, Dominick Chenes as Rodolfo and Jihoon Kim as Colline were all faultless. Both Marina Costa-Jackson as Mimi and Lauren Fagan as...More

Thank Marcus-NoPM
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Both of us love good music and this was my treat for Mary for letting me come into Cardiff and stay with her. We ate out and then enjoyed the rich music and the story of star crossed love.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The structure was huge with a copper roof and beautiful cut-out letters with the name in Welsh and English. We were taken to a side area where there was a restaurant. They gave us a wonderful meal and lots of singing and entertainment, in English...More

Thank Joan N
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Wales own professional opera company is based at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. They are a very accomplished company performing opera favourites but also some of the less known. Performances in the Millennium Centre are usually well attended so book early to get the...More

Thank Jeff690_12
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Outstanding vocal and acting performances and a darkly imaginative production with plenty of humour. Don't miss it if you get a chance.

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