Formed in the 1940s, WNO is a world-class opera company, recognised both in the UK and internationally for its artistic excellence. It is the UK’s largest provider of touring opera, and the most active in Europe, sharing their passion for opera with as many people as possible. Wales Millennium Centre is WNO’s home theatre, rehearsal and administrative base, where a significant proportion of its technical work is also undertaken.
WNO has a permanent staff of 250 including orchestra, chorus, principal singers, production, technical, youth and community, digital and administrative staff. They produce award-winning performances of fully-staged operas which combine a sense of adventure with the highest possible quality, while keeping performances accessible through affordable ticket prices. Beyond the theatre WNO connect with people through community and education work and digital projects.