Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff


Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL

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Summer 2016

In Parenthesis
Friday 13, Saturday 21 May & Friday 3 June 7.15pm

Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci
Thursday 26 May 7.15pm; Sunday 29 May 4pm; Wednesday 1 & Saturday 4 June 7.15pm

Autumn 2016

Saturday 10, Thursday 15, Saturday 17 & Saturday 24 September 7.15pm

The Merchant of Venice
Friday 16 & Friday 30 September 7pm

Cole Porter's Kiss Me,Kate
Special preview performances:
Thursday 29 September & Saturday 1 October 7.30pm; Sunday October 4pm
Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 December 7.30pm;
Thursday 8 & Saturday 10 December 2.30pm

Spring 2017

Le Vin herbé
Thursday 16 February 7.15pm

La bohème
Saturday 28 January; Thursday 2, Friday 3, Saturday 4, Saturday 11, Wednesday 15 February 7.15pm

Madam Butterfly
Friday 10, Friday 17 & Saturday 18 February 7.15pm; Sunday 12 February 4pm

Summer 2017

Die Fledermaus
Saturday 20 May; Wednesday 7, Friday 9, Thursday 15 & Friday 16 June 7.15pm; Sunday
11 June 4pm

Der Rosenkavalier
Saturday 3, Saturday 10 & Saturday 17 June 6pm

2016/2017 ON SALE DATES

WNO Friends & Partners Subscription booking (three operas or more) opens Monday 14 March at 10am (online, phone and in person)
General Subscription booking opens Monday 21 March at 10am (online, phone and in person)
WNO Friends & Partners individual opera booking (one or two operas) opens Tuesday 29 March at 10am (online, phone and in person)
General booking opens Monday 4 April at 10am (online, phone and in person)


Subscription booking opens on Monday 21 March at 10am. Book by phone, online or in person.

By phone: 029 2063 6464
By booking online you can book for different areas or price bands for each opera but you must book the same number of tickets for each opera.
In person: daily from 10am at Wales Millennium Centre Ticket Desk

Your step by step guide to booking a Subscription online:

To book online you will need to log into your Wales Millennium Centre online account.

1 Go to the What’s On section of and select packages.

2 Select the package you want to buy (for example 7 operas) and click Quick Buy.

3 Enter the number of tickets you require per performance (this must be the same for all operas in your package) and click continue.

4 You will then be asked to Log On. If you are not already registered, you will need to do so.

5 You will then see the list of operas to choose from. Choosing one performance at a time, select the specified number of seats until you have booked the number of operas you selected at Step 3.

6 Click confirm package to review your package.

If you are happy with what you have selected, click to add to your basket and proceed to the checkout.

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Great Subscription savings*

Book seven or eight operas and save 30%
Book any six operas and save 25%
Book any five operas and save 20%
Book any four operas and save 15%
Book any three operas and save 10%

Please note that per ticket booking fees do not apply to Subscriptions. Subscriptions are subject to a one-off booking fee of £4.

Save up to 30% on the cost of your booking and take advantage of advance booking. You simply need to book for a minimum of three operas to book a Subscription. The saving quoted is off the total cost of your booking. Subscriptions are flexible so you do not have to book the same number of tickets for each opera except online. You can also book for different seating areas/price bands for each opera. Only one discount applies per ticket. If you require advice or assistance please call Wales Millennium Centre’s Subscription Information line on 029 2063 4663 (10am – 6pm Monday to Friday). Please note that bookings cannot be taken on this line.

Direct Debit

You can still spread the cost of your Subscription with Direct Debit. To take advantage of this make your Subscription booking by phone and advise the Ticket Office at the outset of the call that you wish to pay by Direct Debit. You will be sent a form to set up your Direct Debit and a confirmation letter prior to making your first payment. Payments will be taken on 1 June, 1 July, 1 August.


Kiss Me, Kate group discounts
Special preview performances (29 September, 1 & 2 October)
Groups 10 + £4 off
Groups 20+ £5 off plus organiser goes free. Discounts apply to top two prices only.

6 – 8 December
Groups 10+ £4 off
Groups 20+ £5 off plus organiser goes free. Discounts apply to top two prices only.
Groups 40+ £6 off plus organiser goes free. Discounts apply to top two prices only.

16 – 30s
Tickets available for £5 in selected areas of the house.
Tickets will be held for collection on the day of the performance
and ID must be shown as proof of eligibility. Subject to availability.

Only one discount applies per ticket. All discounts are subject
to availability and may be limited at any time.


Box Office 029 2063 6464

Book Online

Group sales 029 2063 6464 (option 4) (Monday to Friday, 9.30am - 5.30pm)


 In Parenthesis

Stalls & Circle £42.50 | £38.50 | £34.50

Upper Circle £26.50** | £18 | £20.50 | £14.50 | £6.50

Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci

Stalls & Circle £42.50 | £38.50 

Upper Circle £26.50** | £18 | £20.50 | £14.50 | £6.50

TICKET PRICES  2016/2017

The Merchant of Venice, Macbeth, La bohème, Madam Butterfly, Die Fledermaus, Der Rosenkavalier*

Stalls & Circle £44.50 | £39.50

Upper Circle £27.50** | £22.50 | £14.50 | £8.50

Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate*

Stalls & Circle £38.50 | £33.50

Upper Circle £27.50** | £22.50 | £14.50 | £8.50

Le Vin herbé

£44.50 | £39.50

Circle £44.50* | £39.50 | £27.50 | £22.50 | £14.50 | £8.50

*These prices include a £1.50 booking fee to clearly show the maximum you will pay. This fee does not apply to in person cash bookings. Subscriptions are subject to a one-off booking fee of £4 and the per ticket fees indicated are not charged on Subscriptions. Booking fees are retained in their entirety by Wales Millennium Centre.
**Please note the handrail on the front of the Upper Circle may cause a restricted view to some audience members.
Surtitles are visible from most areas of the theatre. Please check with the Ticket Office when booking your tickets.


Payments can be made by cheque, (payable to Wales Millennium Centre), Gift Certificates, Credit Vouchers or the following credit and debit cards – Visa, MasterCard, MasterCard Debit, Visa Debit / Delta, Maestro and Electron. Tickets must be paid for at the time of booking. Tickets can only be reserved for group bookings of 10 or more or temporarily whilst we process your access application. No fees apply if you book in person and pay by cash or Wales Millennium Centre Gift Certificates.

There is a fee-free Lloyds cash point situated in the Glanfa Foyer.

By telephone: Phone lines are open Monday to Saturday 10am – 7pm on performance days and 10am – 6pm on nonperformance days. On Sundays lines open for four hours before the start of the first performance and on non-performance days lines are closed.

In person: On performance days the Ticket Desk is open from 10am until 30 minutes after the start of the last performance. The Information Desk will remain open for any ticketing enquiries until the end of the last Donald Gordon Theatre performance. On non-performance days the Ticket Desk is open 10am – 6pm.

Only one discount applies per ticket. Tickets can be paid for by cheque, credit / debit card or cash.

The Ticket Office will endeavour to exchange your tickets from one performance to another performance of the same event, up to 24 hours prior to the original performance (subject to availability). A £1 handling fee will be charged per ticket. The Ticket office will also accept tickets for re-sale subject to a 10% fee but cannot guarantee that a new purchaser will be found.


Patrons with disabilities
Customers who require a personal assistant to support them at the Centre can now join Hynt, the new national access scheme in Wales. Where applicable the Centre offers a complimentary seat to carers so please visit Hynt’s website for further information If you have any queries please do get in touch with the Ticket Office who will be happy to explain the system in more detail.

Get a group of 10 together and get one extra ticket free (that’s two additional free tickets for a group of 20 etc). This offer only applies to top three prices. Tickets for groups booking two or more operas go on sale on 21 March. Group bookings for one opera opens on 4 April.

Under 30s
Tickets available at every performance for £5 (subject to booking and transaction fees, please note that fees are not charged for bookings paid for by cash in person). In person bookings only, ID required and subject to availability. 

All discounts are subject to availability. Only one discount applies per ticket. The information printed on this sheet is printed in good faith and all information is correct at the time of going to press. WNO reserves the right to alter the programme or casting without prior notice.


WNO’s Nicholas John Dramaturg, Sophie Rashbrook, gives you everything you need to know to enjoy the performance. Tickets must be booked in advance.


In Parenthesis
Friday 13, Saturday 21 May & Friday 3 June 6.15pm

Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci
Thursday 26 May, Wednesday 1 & Saturday 4 June 6.15pm; Sunday 29 May 3pm


Saturday 10, Thursday 15, Saturday 17 & Saturday 24 September 6.15pm

The Merchant of Venice
Friday 16 & Friday 30 September 6pm


Le Vin herbé
Thursday 16 February 6.15pm

La bohème
Saturday 28 January, Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 & Saturday 11
& Wednesday 15 February 6.15pm

Madam Butterfly
Friday 10, Friday 17 & Saturday 18 February 6.15pm; Sunday 12 February 3pm


Die Fledermaus

Saturday 20 May 6.15pm; Wednesday 7, Friday 9, Thursday 15 & Friday 16 June 6.15pm; Sunday 11 June 3pm

Der Rosenkavalier Saturday 3, Saturday 10, Saturday 17 June 5pm


Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci
4 June
Free touch tour 6.15pm
Performance 7.15pm

Kiss Me, Kate
10 December
Performance 2.30pm
Touch Tour 1.15pm

La bohème
Friday 3 February
Performance 7.15pm
Touch Tour 6pm

Die Fledermaus
Friday 9 June
Performance 7.15pm
Touch Tour 6pm

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