Winter Opera Gala with Carlo Rizzi



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Saturday 25 November 7.30pm
Pre-performance talk by RWCMD musician in the Bassey Studio 6.45pm

Carlo Rizzi conductor
Puccini Gianni Schicchi

Join the college’s young singers in an evening of operatic scenes and arias, including a complete performance of Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi. Puccini’s comic one-act opera is a firm favourite with followers of opera across the globe, featuring Lauretta’s muchloved aria O mio babbino caro, one of the highlights of all Italian opera.

Under the inspirational baton of Maestro Carlo Rizzi and accompanied by the WNO Orchestra, this very special performance showcases the College’s emerging operatic talent in a programme complemented by highlights from the bel canto operas of Rossini and Donizetti.

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Venue: Dora Stoutzker Hall

Tickets: £16, £14 concessions

Carlo Rizzi is the RWCMD Hodge International Chair in Conducting

Opera at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is supported by Dame Shirley Bassey, the Owen Lloyd George Scholarship, Leverhulme Trust, The Mosawi Foundation, Olwyn Phillips Memorial Scholarship, Eileen Price, Janet Price, Clive and Sylvia Richards Charity, David Seligman and the Philippa Seligman legacy, The Tillett Trust and The Colin Keer Trust, The Waterloo Foundation, the late Neil and Mary Webber and the Connect Fund.