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October 2022

Royal Opera House : Madama Butterfly (Puccini)

October 2 @ 14:00pm - 17:10pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £14

‘Love cannot kill: it brings new life.’ On a starlit night in Nagasaki, these are the words spoken by American naval officer Pinkerton to young geisha Cio-Cio-San. But as they both learn, words and promises carelessly spoken can have indelible consequences. With a score that includes Butterfly’s aria, 'Un bel dì, vedremo' (‘One fine day’) and the ‘Humming Chorus’, Giacomo Puccini’s opera is entrancing and ultimately heart-breaking. Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s exquisite production takes inspiration from 19th-century European images…

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The Royal Opera House: Aida (Verdi)

October 12 @ 18:45pm - 22:10pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £14

Live Via Satellite: Wednesday 12 October 2022, 6:45pm Princess Aida has been kidnapped: a valuable prize in a war between Egypt and Ethiopia. Meanwhile, the ambitious soldier Radames wrestles with his feelings for her. As they draw closer together, each must make an agonizing choice between their loyalty to home, and their love for each other. In this new production, director Robert Carsen situates Verdi’s large-scale political drama within a contemporary world, framing its power struggles and toxic jealousies in…

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Live: Mid Wales Opera: Puss in Boots

October 15 @ 19:30pm - 22:00pm
SpArC Theatre
£8 – £16

Montsalvatge’s ‘Puss in Boots ’El Gato con Botas MWO Small Stages Autumn 2022 Mid Wales Opera’s fifth Small Stages tour kicks off our Fairy Tales season with Catalan composer Montsalvatge’s beautifully crafted one-act version of the familiar tale of ‘Puss in Boots’, El Gato conbotas. Premiered in Barcelona in 1948 and rarely performed, this age-old children’s story tells of the wealth-seeking, match-making cat who, in return for a hat, a sword and a pair of boots, secures for his young…

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