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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Free Family Day - no booking needed - come and join in the fun

2 - 4pm

Want to see what happens when the opera comes to town?
As part of the Russia 17 series of events marking the centenary of the Revolution, WNO is performing a season of Russian repertoire; we have also teamed up with National Museum Cardiff to offer a family day with a difference, so you can find out more about the productions. You can see what really happens when the opera comes to town and take a look behind the scenes of an internationally touring opera company. So why not come along and take part in a musical day with a difference? It’s suitable for the whole family and Family Activities include: music sessions, opera make-up demos, prop making, orchestral and singing games, drumming workshops (no experience required), storytelling workshops, an opera themed treasure hunt and a pop-up opera with soloists from WNO. 

•Pop-up opera
•Musical demos
•Face painting
•Prop making 
•Treasure hunt

2.30 - 3pm Costume and musical storytelling workshop with live instruments 

3 - 3.15pm & 3.15 - 3.30pm Percussion and Drumming workshops in the Clore Discovery Centre  

For those keen to know more about the Company there will be a talk and recital featuring the work of this Season's composers. Recommended 12 years plus. This will be held on the Upper Floor Level 4 between 2.20 – 3.15pm  
•Russian Organ Recital by Ben Teague 
•Russian Opera talk by WNO language coach John Asquith
Please be seated in the Art in Eighteenth-Century Britain Gallery on level 4. Seating is unreserved and there is easy access via the lift.

Our Autumn Season is part of the Wales-wide commemoration of the centenary of the Russian Revolution

WNO at the Museum is in partnership with the Welsh Government and National Museum Cardiff 

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