Snow White the Opera comes to Splott!

It’s not every day that a mini-opera comes to Splott, but that’s exactly what’s happening this half term.

When the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Schools’ Opera decided to tour their performance of legendary fable Snow White and put feelers out for community venues, Splott Community Volunteers leapt at the opportunity.

Now, thanks to the collaboration, a cast of 13 second-year students from the college will perform a family-friendly re-telling of the Brothers Grimm tale in the main hall at the old STAR Leisure centre on Splott Road on Thursday 15th February.

The project is a small-scale touring opera performance and will run for 40-50 minutes.

The free performance will take place in the old sports hall on Thursday the 15th of February at 1pm (access from the back of the STAR Centre – through the gates on Railway Street opposite A1 tyres).

The show is primarily for a school-aged audience but organisers assure that it should be fun for the whole family.

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is a conservatoire located on North Road in Cardiff, Wales. It includes three theatres: the Richard Burton Theatre, the Bute Theatre, and the Caird Studio. It also includes one concert hall, the Dora Stoutzker Hall. Its alumni include Anthony Hopkins, Aneurin Barnard and Rob Brydon and provides courses in music, drama, design and arts management.

To find out more about the Welsh College of Music and Drama, click here.

Splott Community Volunteers provides vital services and resources from its base at the STAR Community Centre in Splott, Cardiff, for those in food and fuel poverty. The charity provides a hot meal and fresh food to take away at a weekly Breakfast Club, are running winter warm clubs three times a week during January, February and March, offer energy efficiency and debt management advice through partner organisations, and host cookery and craft sessions.

To find out more about Splott Community Volunteers, click here.