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Welsh National Opera Programmes (1959-1986)
1 folder of around 100 programmes relating to performances of operas given by the Welsh National Opera (WNO) The WNO was founded in 1946. There are some years missing in the collection including 1982-5. The majority of operas take place at the New Theatre, Cardiff, although the collection includes a programme for a performance in London, and many programmes contain multiple venues.

Artists include: Bryn Terfel, Thomas Allen, Charles Groves, Warwick Braithewaite, Ivor John, Richard Armstrong, Anthony Hose, Eric Wetherell, David Gwynne, Wyn Davies, Jill Gomez

Venues include: New Theatre, Cardiff; London Dominium Theatre; Sherman Theatre, Cardiff; Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells; Bristol Hippodrome; Oxford Apollo Theatre; Swansea Grand Theatre; Mold Theatr Clwyd; Llanelli Entertainmemt Centre; Haverfodwest Sir Thomas Picton School; Aberystwyth Theatr y Werin;
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Welsh Music Information Centre
15 Mount Stuart Square,Ty Cerdd Cardiff CF10 5DP United Kingdom
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Collections Overview
The Welsh Music Information Centre, funded by the Arts Council of Wales, was re-established in 2000 under the auspices of Ty Cerdd. The Centre seeks to fulfil its role in promoting all genres of Welsh music through archiving, publishing and performance; development of international links through IAMIC, the consortium of 40 Music Information Centres worldwide; provision of information on Welsh composers and their music, in association with the Welsh Music Guild and Cyfansoddwyr Cymru/Composers of Wales. The centre holds a collection of scores by Welsh composers and misc. music of Welsh interest.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council