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2117 / Hedd Wyn listed in Wales Arts Review pick of the year

It’s that time of year again! With Christmas nearing and 2022 drawing to a close, we take a look back at some of the best art and cultural offerings to come out of Wales this year. Today, we’re taking a look at the best opera and classical music productions to come out of Wales in 2022.

Puss in Boots – Mid Wales Opera (Performance)

Mid Wales Opera resurrects a work about a much-loved fairy-tale character and once again shows audiences how the core of music theatre does not depend on trappings grand or remote

2711 Hedd Wyn – Welsh National Opera (Recording)

A new Welsh language opera, set against a post-apocalyptic background and drawing its inspiration from well-known events of the past. BUY NOW

British Piano Concertos – Featuring BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Recording)

A strong release by Lyrita featuring six piano concertos, conducted by Martyn Brabbins, performed by Simon Callaghan and BBC NOW.

Jenůfa – Welsh National Opera (Performance)

Welsh National Opera continues its Spring season with the revival of Janáček’s Jenůfa – a scintillating production from the 1990s.

Aldeburgh Festival: BBC National Orchestra of Wales at Snape Maltings – BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Performance)

The Makropulos Affair – Welsh National Opera (Performance)


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