WNO: In Parenthesis (12A)

A rare opportunity to see WNO’s world première production on screen.

Welsh National Opera’s In Parenthesis, composed by Iain Bell and directed by David Pountney is a beautiful adaptation of the epic World War I poem by David Jones. The opera is commissioned by the Nicholas John Trust with 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary.

Joining the Royal Welch Fusiliers, Private John Ball is posted to the Somme. In Mametz Wood they enter a mysterious, dreamlike but deadly realm. Rather than simply reporting the horrors of war, In Parenthesis also offers hope.

The In Parenthesis sketchbook - a book of drawings from artists Elizabeth Haines - will be on sale before and after the WNO In Parenthesis screenings at Mwldan at a special price of £12.   The book is published by Cleddau Press, and contains a series of drawings from WNO's dress rehearsals at Cardiff's Millenium Centre in May.   Further information on Pembrokeshire-based Elizabeth Haines can be found on her website:  www.elizabethhaines.co.uk  

The Space is supporting the In Parenthesis Streaming and the associated Microsite: inparenthesis.org.uk

£16 (£15)

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