WELSH NATIONAL OPERA ORCHESTRA
Conductor: Rebecca Tong
Tenor: Adam Gilbert
Baritone: Aaron O’Hare
This summer, Welsh National Opera Orchestra returns with a sparkling selection of unmissable opera arias, duets, and orchestral highlights by some of the best-loved opera composers of all time.
Music by Mozart, Puccini and Verdi is featured alongside Wagner’s shipwrecked The Flying Dutchman and Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers; two delightful numbers from Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance and HMS Pinafore and Stanford’s rousing sea-songs.
The talented WNO Orchestra are joined by conductor Rebecca Tong, who makes her first appearance with the Company, and WNO Associate Artists Adam Gilbert and Aaron O’Hare.
Wagner: Overture – The Flying Dutchman
Mozart: Aria - Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön, from The Magic Flute (Act 1)
Stanford: No.1 Drake's Drum, No.4 Homeward Bound, No.5 The Old Superb
Bizet: Suite from Carmen (consisting of No.1 Prelude, No.9 Chanson du Toreador, No.7 Habanera
Verdi: Duet – Dio, che nell’alma infondere amor, from Don Carlo (Act 2)
Gilbert & Sullivan: Overture - The Pirates of Penzance
Gilbert & Sullivan: Aria – Fair Moon to Thee I Sing, from HMS Pinafore (Act 2)
Puccini: Chrysanthemums (Elegy for Strings)
Cardillo: Neapolitan song Core ‘ngrato
Bizet: Duet - Au fond du temple saint, from The Pearl Fishers