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Welsh National Opera: Carmen – Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

Composer: Georges Bizet Directors: Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser Conductor: James Southall Reviewer: Claire Hayes In reviving its Caurier and Leiser version of Carmen, Welsh National Opera (WNO) has chosen a solid foundation for its autumn season. It may not have been an instant success at its première in 1875, but Bizet’s tale of the life and loves of a ...

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Welsh National Opera: Lohengrin -Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Music: Richard Wagner Director: Antony McDonald Reviewer: Jacqui Onions [Rating:3] Lohengrin forms part of the Welsh National Opera’s Wagner Dream season and the WNO Orchestra certainly create a dreamlike state with Wagner’s beautiful music washing over the audience as it is played to perfection. It is a shame, therefore, that the plot does not live up to this wonderful score. ...

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