Bristol & West of England Friends Events

Wednesday 15 October
WNO and the Future with WNO Chairman Geraint Talfan Davies

Wednesday 19 November
Hansel and Gretel with National Friends’ Chairman Ian Cartwright

Wednesday 10 December
Concert by students from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
with Donald Maxwell and Angela Livingstone

Wednesday 18 February Castaway’s Choice
WNO Managing Director Peter Bellingham talks about his distinguished career in the arts.

Wednesday 18 March Conducting Wagner’s Ring 
by Anthony Negus, who conducted the complete Ring Cycle at Longborough in 2013.

Wednesday 15 April Pelleas et Melisande  
David Speller introduces Debussy’s opera which we will be seeing in Cardiff in June. 

Wednesday 20 May Tales from the Opera: a singer’s life from high notes to low 
With Angela Hickey, distinguished mezzo-soprano and singing teacher.

Wednesday 17 June Directing Opera: a collaborative approach 
With Ben Davies, the young opera director who has worked with companies across Europe including WNO. This talk will be preceded by the AGM.

Venue: The Red Maids’ School, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS9 3AW 7.15pm (day school 10am-4.30pm). 

Contact: Patricia Kieran 0117 9743615 email