24/7: Take a supper break in the search for Grail.Byline: JOE RILEY
WELSH National Opera Welsh National Opera (WNO) is a touring opera company founded in Cardiff, Wales in 1943. The WNO now tours Wales, the United Kingdom and the rest of the world extensively. Annually, it performs over 120 main scale operas. is making a picnic out of its Liverpool season next week.
The Saturday performance of Parsifal,Wagner's epic story of the knights of the Holy Grail, begins at 4.30pmand includes a 50-minute supper break.
But it's not a case of cutting off the crusts at home.
Tickets for a special buffet are available (complete with veggie options).
But,in general terms, the week's programme,can best be described as ``meaty''.
It also includes Mozart's own comedy of errors,The Marraige of Figaro (Tues andThurs) and Verdi's Il Trovatore Il trovatore (The Troubadour) is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Leone Emanuele Bardare and Salvatore Cammarano, based on the play El Trovador by Antonio García Gutiérrez. (Wedand Fri).
Two of Russia's outstanding young singers,Elena Lassoskya and Yuri Nechaev,make their British debuts in Travatore, with tenor David Rendall David Rendall (born April 22, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a young Canadian actor with frequent recurring roles as Ted on Radio Free Roscoe and Vern on Dark Oracle. He has also guest starred in episodes of Department S and 1-800-MISSING. , returning toWNO in the role of rebel leader Manrico.
Neil Armfield's production of Figaro is revived for the first time this year, withJames Rutherford in the title role,and the cast also including the Lancashire singer Brindley Sherratt.