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Based on the original play for voices by Dylan Thomas

Composed by John Metcalf Text by Dylan Thomas

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"WHISPER it, but John Metcalf might have achieved the seemingly impossible.With Under Milk Wood: An Opera, the Swansea-born composer has taken Dylan Thomas’s untouchable play for voices and, by setting it to a soundtrack of such expressive beauty, might – just might – have made it… better." The South Wales Evening Post

DVERTISEMENWith Under Milk Wood: An Opera, the Swansea-born composer has taken Dylan Thomas’s untouchable play for voices and, by setting it to a soundtrack of such expressive beauty might – just might – have made it… better.

 

A world premiere production by Taliesin Arts Centre (Wales) in coproduction with Le Chien qui chante (Quebec) & Companion Star (New York) and in association with Welsh National Opera.

This production is now on tour around Wales, follow us on twitter @milkwoodopera for regular updates.

We have received a plethora of 4* reviews, with glowing praise from The Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Western Mail and the South Wales Evening Post

Dylan 100 logo-1.6 White on Metallic Gold-CMYK.jpg (site)Supported by the Arts Council of Wales and the Welsh Government. Part of the Dylan Thomas 100 Festival. Premiered at Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea (3-5 April 2014) then on tour around Wales (8-15 April).

 Click here to download a free copy of the tour programme

 

Photograph courtesy of Kirsten McTernan, March 2014


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