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A memorable production of Janáček’s idiosyncratic work at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Enjoy the vibrant art, theatre and music scenes — but don’t sneer at the stew
Two singers rise above the mess of David Pountney’s ultra-contrived staging
Michael Mayer’s super-glitzy, hyper-kitschy Rigoletto exults in the rat-packy decadence of Las Vegas c.1960
The Welsh National Opera translates its experience of the theatre to the concert platform
Jonathan Harvey’s Buddhist opera shackles a slowly building luminous score to a clunky libretto