Summer Dates

12th July, 2016

Tuesday 05 July - Thursday 07 July
Alun Rhys-Jenkins
sings the role of slimey match maker, Goro in English National Opera's production of Madama Butterfly at the Coliseum, London. 

Tuesday 05 July
Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod presents a concert adaptation of Bizet's Carmen, featuring Kate Aldrich (Title Role), Noah Stewart (Don José), Camilla Roberts (Micaela), Lukasz Karauda (Escamillo), Vanessa Bowers (Frasquita), Adam Gilbert (Dancairo/ Morales/ Zuniga), Caryl Hughes (Mercedes) and Trystan Llyr Griffiths (Remendado). 19:45.

Wednesday 06 July - Monday 11 July
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London graduate Elgan Llŷr Thomas sings in the chorus of Mozart's post Trojan War Opera, Idomeneo at Garsington Opera. 

Thursday 07 July
Bryn Terfel
, Joseph Calleja (tenor), Eirlys Myfanwy Davies (mezzo-soprano), Sinfonia Cymru, conducted by Gareth Jones join forces to celebrate Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod's 70th Anniversary. 19:45.

Friday 08 July
Bryn Terfel
, Corinne Winters (soprano) and the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, conducted by Gareth Jones present a beautiful programme of music on the Floating Stage at Henley Festival. 21:00. 

Tuesday 12 July
Bryn Terfel
 is joined by Joseph Calleja (tenor) and Monica Yunus (soprano), accompanied by the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Gareth Jones at the Zouk Mikael International Annual Summer Festival, Beirut. 20:30.

Thursday 14 July - Sunday 17 July
Garsington Opera collaborates with Britain's National Dance Company, Rambert, to present an inspiring production of Haydn's The Creation. The dancers will be joined on stage by Garsington Opera's Orchestra and Chorus, featuring Welsh tenor Elgan Llŷr Thomas.

Saturday 16 July
After a successful run at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bryn Terfel performs the Title Role in a concert performance of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London. 19:30.

Wednesday 21 July - Sunday 24 July
The innovative Hampshire-based opera company, Bury Court Opera take their production of Madama Butterfly, featuring Elgan Llŷr Thomas as Lieutenant Pinkerton to Italy. 

Friday 22 July / Sunday 24 July
Bryn Terfel
performs alongside Anja Harteros (soprano), Elina Garanca (mezzo-soprano) and Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), accompanied by the Badische Staatskapelle at the Festival Hall, Baden-Baden, Germany. 19:00 / 18:00

Sunday 24 July
Welsh harpist Hannah Stone performs at the Verbier Festival. She will be joined on stage by Adrien Boisseau (viola) and Sarah Rumer (flute) to perform masterpieces for the flute, viola and harp, one of the repertoire's most beautiful and poetic configurations. 14:30.

Friday 29 July
Bryn Terfel
performs the Title Role in a concert performance of Verdi's final opera, Falstaff, accompanied by the Verbier Festival Orchestra, conducted by Jesús López Cobos at Verbier Festival. The concert will have French subtitles. 19:00.

Monday 01 August
Trystan Llŷr Griffiths
and Gwydion Griffiths perform in The Noson Lawen at the National Eisteddfod, Abergavenny. 

Sunday 28 August
Bryn Terfel,
Anja Harteros (soprano), Andrea Porta (baritone) and Luca Casalin (tenor) perform under the accompaniment of the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda in an Opera Gala at Gstaad Menuhin Festival. 18:00.

Monday 29 August - Sunday 11 September
Menna Cazel 
sings the role of Bartolo's house governess, Berta in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Semperoper Dresden