NEWS: Mandela Memories @thecentre

Later this month (June 2012) Wales Millennium Centre will welcome the return of Cape Town Opera with the European Première of Mandela Trilogy – a musical tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela. To celebrate the première, Wales Millennium Centre is asking members of the public to share with them their stories, memories and photos …

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REVIEW: Phillip Glass & the Kronos Quartet – Dracula:The Music and movie @thecentre 27/5/12

REVIEW: Phillip Glass & the Kronos Quartet – Dracula – The Music and movie – Wales Millienium Centre  27/5/12 The notion of having a soundtrack played live whilst the film played is not a new idea. Before the time of the “talkie”, it was a common thing to have music played as a backdrop to …

NEWS: @thecentre Mickey brings Disney Magic to Wales Millennium Centre this summer

Mickey brings Disney Magic to Wales Millennium Centre this summer Mickey Mouse will be returning to Wales Millennium Centre this August, bringing a whole host of Disney friends and spell-binding magic with him, as ‘Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show’ stops in Cardiff during the summer school holidays. Produced by Feld Entertainment and presented by …

REVIEW: @southpacificuk @thecentre #cardiff #walesmillenniumcentre #southpacificuktour 18/4/12

If you’re like me and have never seen South Pacific before, here’s a basic idea…. Set on a tropical island during World War II, this is the sweeping romantic story of two couples, threatened by the realities of war.  Considered one of the finest musicals ever written, the score includes Some Enchanted Evening, I'm Gonna …

INFO: Cardiff Before Cardiff @thecentre 5 April–27 May 2012 : Free entry

New exhibition of photographs depicting Cardiff’s past and present comes to Wales Millennium Centre this April A vibrant selection of photographs depicting Cardiff’s history will be on display at Wales Millennium Centre from 5 April 2012. The new exhibition, titled Cardiff Before Cardiff, promises a fascinating glimpse into the day-to-day lives of the city’s residents …

REVIEW: Lord of the Dance @thecentre 6/3/12

So another night out and another new experience, seeing Lord of the Dance at Wales Millenium Centre. Now I've seen & heard of Michael Flatley and his dancing skills, and this show, of course, created by him after leaving Riverdance back in the mid 90s. Lord of the Dance has been around since 1996 and …

2011 Roald Dahl Day Walk & Workshop Events

Join Literature Wales and the Wales Millennium Centre in a celebration of all things Roald Dahl Following a successful series of annual events to mark Roald Dahl Day (13 September), Literature Wales is this year working in partnership with the Wales Millennium Centre to deliver two fantastical walks and poetry workshops for children aged 8 …

CONNIE FISHER WITHDRAWS FROM PLAYING THE ROLE OF MARIA IN ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC’

It has been announced that Connie Fisher is unable to return to the role of Maria in the tour of ‘The Sound of Music’ which includes performances at Wales Millennium Centre later this month. Connie Fisher has been suffering from a vocal condition which has compromised her singing voice. Despite intensive therapy and coaching her …

Cardiff Music Festival 2011

Cardiff Music Festival 2011 a showcase of musical excellence in Wales’ capital city 15th – 18th September Several members of Classical Brit Award winning choir Only Men Aloud have established a new music festival to promote young artists and give them a platform alongside some of the biggest names in the musical world, raising considerable …