Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera
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1943
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Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera

Biography (Wikipedia)

Welsh National Opera (WNO) (Welsh: Opera Cenedlaethol Cymru) is an opera company based in Cardiff, Wales; it gave its first performances in 1946. It began as a mainly amateur body and transformed into an all-professional ensemble by 1973. In its early days the company gave a single week's annual season in Cardiff, gradually extending its schedule to become an all-year-round operation, with its own salaried chorus and orchestra. It has been described by The New York Times as "one of the finest operatic ensembles in Europe".

For most of its existence the company lacked a permanent base in Cardiff, but in 2004 it moved into the new Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. The company tours nationally and internationally, giving more than 120 performances annually, with a repertoire of eight operas each year, to a combined audience of more than 150,000 people. Its most frequent venues other than Cardiff are Llandudno in Wales and Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Plymouth, and Southampton in England.

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Past BBC Events

BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Beethoven: The 1808 Concert
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/edj6gw
St David's Hall, Cardiff
2020-01-19T15:34:40
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19
Jan
2020
BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Beethoven: The 1808 Concert

BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Beethoven: The 1808 Concert

St David's Hall, Cardiff
BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Handel Messiah
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e3xp8g
St David's Hall, Cardiff
2019-12-11T15:34:40
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11
Dec
2019
BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Handel Messiah

BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Handel Messiah

St David's Hall, Cardiff
BBC NOW 2017-18 Season: Welsh National Opera Orchestra & BBC National Orchestra of Wales
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/endgfx
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
2018-01-24T15:34:40
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24
Jan
2018
BBC NOW 2017-18 Season: Welsh National Opera Orchestra & BBC National Orchestra of Wales

BBC NOW 2017-18 Season: Welsh National Opera Orchestra & BBC National Orchestra of Wales

19:30
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
Proms 2010: Prom 02
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ehf8gw
Royal Albert Hall
2010-07-17T15:34:40
17
Jul
2010

Proms 2010: Prom 02

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2005: Prom 42
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e2m6q9
Royal Albert Hall
2005-08-15T15:34:40
15
Aug
2005

Proms 2005: Prom 42

Royal Albert Hall

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