Date: 11th June - 8th July
In a small village, hapless Jenufa, pregnant with her cousin Steva’s child, is frozen in her adoration for him. The winter ice melts to reveal a terrible secret. Despite ugly interventions of relatives, an unexpected love will blossom. Sublime music weaves through this intense, devastating music drama.
Date: 29th June - 15th July
Taking shelter from a storm, Siegmund stumbles upon questions and answers that are unthinkable. He falls in love with his twin sister, unleashing a chain of events that leads to the collapse of the old order. Wagner's most sympathetic characters are portrayed in compelling music, including the Ride of the Valkyries.
Date: 8th June - 2nd July
Opera singer Floria Tosca has two admirers: painter, Cavaradossi, and the Chief of Police, Scarpia. Political tensions and personal passions collide; Tosca will pay the ultimate price. Superstar tenor Joseph Calleja takes the role of Cavaradossi in this most passionate and dramatic of operas.
Bryn & Zen
Bryn Terfel sings
Zenaida Yanowsky dances
Date: 16th June
Two fittingly grand superstars welcome you to the opening season of our new opera house. Spanish dancer Zenaida Yanowsky has been a Principal Artist at the Royal Ballet since 2001. Bryn’s triumphant performances of Fiddler on the Roof was seen by 5,000 people during our 2015 season and a further 6,000 at the BBC Proms, where tickets sold out in two hours.