Der Rosenkavalier | Welsh National Opera

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - Saturday, July 1, 2017

New Production

★★★★ The Telegraph
★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★ The Stage

The Marschallin comes to terms with the onward passage of time as her young lover falls for another. Richard Strauss’ sumptuous opera offers comedy and poignant drama in equal measure.

Any production of Der Rosenkavalier is an occasion. And as we haven’t performed it for over 15 years we can’t wait to get working on this touching and beautiful comedy-drama. Our genuine excitement is heightened by the fact that this production will see Rebecca Evans’ debut in the iconic role of the Marschallin. 

  • Performances begin at 6pm, except at Wales Millennium Centre on 4 June at 3pm
  • Running time approximately four hours, including two intervals
  • Sung in German with surtitles in English (and Welsh in Cardiff)

Co-production with Theater Magdeburg


For details on production dates, times and pricing please click on your chosen venue on the right.

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Conductor Tomáš Hanus
Assistant Conductor Kalle Kuusava
Director Olivia Fuchs
Designer Niki Turner
Staff Director Caroline Chaney
Staff Director Caroline Chaney
Language Coach Jacqueline Pischorn
Production Manager Richard Norton
Stage Manager Julian Johnson
Deputy Stage Manager Jenni Price

The Marschallin Rebecca Evans
Old Marschallin Margaret Baiton 
Baron Ochs of Lerchenau Brindley Sherratt
Octavian Lucia Cervoni
Sophie Louise Alder
Von Faninal Adrian Clarke
Italian Singer Paul Charles Clarke
Annina Madeleine Shaw
Police Commissar Matthew Hargreaves
Valzacchi Peter Van Hulle
Mohammed Kayed Mohamed-Mason
Marianne Angharad Morgan
First Noble Orphan Anitra Blaxhall
Innkeeper / Animal Trainer Michael Clifton-Thompson
Faninal’s Major-Domo Gareth Dafydd Morris
Boots Laurence Cole
Footmen Simon Crosby Buttle, Stephen Wells, Joe Roche, Laurence Cole
Third Noble Orphan Helen Jarmany
Milliner Emma Mary Llewellyn
Notary Alastair Moore
Marschallin’s Major-Domo Adam Music
Second Noble Orphan Louise Ratcliffe
Waiters Simon Crosby Buttle, Howard Kirk, Philip Lloyd-Evans, Alastair Moore

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