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Welsh National Opera: Migrations

2 October 2022

Donald Gordon Theatre

We spread our wings, but what are the consequences?

The desire to broaden our horizons is a natural one, but for many, it is a necessity to improve on circumstances. However, the result of doing so often has unintended consequences.

Through a series of parallel storylines, Welsh National Opera’s new opera explores the highs and lows of migration: from the migration of birds to the sailing of The Mayflower over 400 years ago; from the story of an Afro-Caribbean slave in Bristol to the experience of Indian doctors working in the NHS.

The versatility of the music, composed by British composer Will Todd (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), is unlike anything ever performed at WNO, and adapts to the setting and mood of each narrative, written by six writers from diverse backgrounds. An expanded WNO Orchestra is joined by a cast of 100 performers, including WNO Chorus, a gospel choir, Bollywood dancers and a children’s chorus.

This is an epic drama on a huge scale, an unmissable live experience.

wno.org.uk/migrations
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Sung in English, with surtitles in Welsh and English

Age guidance: 8+

Start time: 
Sun 3pm

Running time: Approximately 2 hours 20 minutes (including one interval)

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