‘We'll go up, you and me, Together, hand in hand, No fear, no regrets.’
Guto Puw (b.1971)
Sung in Welsh with English surtitles
Libretto by Gwyneth Glyn.
A new opera, based on the play by Gwenlyn Parry
A Music Theatre Wales & Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru production originally presented by Sherman Theatre and the Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2017
Sung in Welsh with English side-titles
Following its recent triumphs at Buxton Festival with The Golden Dragon, The Killing Flower and Greek, Music Theatre Wales returns with another compelling new opera, directed by Michael McCarthy, in a co-production with Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the Welsh-language National Theatre of Wales.
Y Tŵr explores the extremes of emotion experienced by two lovers over the course of a lifetime together. Based on the work of one of Wales’ most important playwrights, this touching and lyrical new opera is an intimate story of love and life set within The Tower of its title – a metaphor for any relationship with all its complexities and challenges. Gwenlyn Parry’s acclaimed play is brought to new life by composer Guto Puw and singer-songwriter-playwright Gwyneth Glyn.
17 July 2017
7.15pm - 9.30pm
£16 - £55
Buxton Opera House