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Make the most of your opera-going. 

This specially devised programme of events has been designed to maximize your enjoyment of our performances. You can book for ticketed WNO Extra events at the same time as your opera tickets. Tickets must be booked in advance for all events apart from Post-show cast talk-backs and Post-show discussions. 

Call Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000 to book your tickets for the WNO Extra events. 


These 30-minute talks give you an expert introduction to each opera. You'll be provided with everything you need to enjoy your evening. See each opera show page for details of talks. Please note that you will need a ticket to attyend the pre-performance talks which can be obtained when booking your performance tickets. The pre-performance talks are free to attend. However, admission to talks cannot be guaranteed without a ticket. 

AUTUMN 2015 
I puritani Tue 17 Nov 5.45pm
Orlando Wed 18 Nov 5.45pm 
Sweeny Todd Thu 19 Nov 5.45pm 

SPRING 2016 
The Barber of Seville Tue 1 Mar 5.45pm 
The Marriage of Figaro Wed 2 mar 5.30pm 
Figaro Gets a Divorce Thu 3 Mar 5.45pm 

Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci Thu 9 & Sat 11 Jun 5.45pm 
In Parenthiesis Fri 10 Jun 5.45pm 

Tickets for free Pre-Performance Talks and Touch Tours can be booked at the same time as booking your opera tickets.

Find out more about the performance you have just seen from the people who made it happen. Members of the cast andcreative team will talk about the opera you have just seen and answer any questions you may have. 

Simply turn up after the performance. 
These operatic experiences you just need to talk about. These short discussions will give you the opportunity to share your thoughts on the performance you have just seen. 
Simply turn up after the performance.

These selected performances will be audio described and preceded by a touch tour. 

Sweeny Todd 21 Nov 
Free touch tour 6.15pm
Performance 7.15pm 

The Barber of Seville 4 Mar
Free touch tour 6.15pm
Performance 7.15pm

Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci 11 Jun
Free touch tour 6.15 pm 
Performance 7.15pm 


You can find out more about the opera you are attending by buying a programme in advance. WNO programmes are available by mail order, to be mailed following the first performance of each opera in Cardiff, at a cost of £4 plus 50p postage and packaging (cheque or debit/credit card only). 

For more information please contact 029 2063 5030 or email marketing@wno.org.uk

For all opera, including those sung in English, a translation of the story is displayed on a screen above the stage in English. However, surtitles are not visible from rows S-Y in the Stalls and W-Y in the Circle. 
Surtitles may also not be visible from rows P-R in Stalls. To take advantage of the surtitles please inform the Ticket Sales Office when booking your seat. 





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