WNO’s Intoxicating Kiss Me, Kate Has Vivacious Energy and Effervescent Intelligence

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Cole Porter, Kiss Me, Kate (Company Production Premiere): Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / James Holmes (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 29.9.2016. (GPu)

Kiss Me, Kate
Landi Oshinowo (Hattie), Jeni Bern (Lilli Vanessi & Katharine), Quirijn de Lang (Fred Graham/Petruchio)
(c) Richard Hubert Smith

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‘Tradicional Cubano’ Bring Sunshine to a Decidedly Autumnal Day in South Wales

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Zalba, Hernandez, Lecduona, Fernandez, Maztamoros: Tradicional Cubano [Jose Zalba-Smith (flutes, piano), Rubert Orue (tres), Peter Komor (double bass), Zands Duggan (percussion)] with guest Javier Zalba (flute, alto saxophone), Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, 23.9.2016. (GPu)

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André Tchaikowsky Makes an Important Contribution to Shakespearean Opera with his Merchant of Venice

United KingdomUnited Kingdom André Tchaikowsky, The Merchant of Venice:  (UK Premiere) Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Lionel Friend (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 16.9.2016. (GPu)

Martin Wolfel (Antonio) and Lester Lynch (Shylock) in The Mechant of Venice
Photo credit Johan Persson

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