Thought is the most powerful weapon. Verdi’s first Shakespearean opera is a parable on political immorality – and a revolution of the then-existing opera conventions. Macbeth is a man who sees what he wants to see. His world isn’t ruled by tyrants, but by ideas.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle at the Somme, Welsh National Opera presents a new opera by Iain Bell. IN PARENTHESIS is an adaption of the epic poem by Welsh writer David Jones. David Pountney directs the world premiere.