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Ucheldre Holyhead

MARCH 2017 Ucheldre Holyhead

Saturday 4 March – Chekhov’s Shorts

European Arts Company returns with a delightful collection of short, comic, bittersweet plays by Anton Chekhov written originally for Russian vaudeville theatres. They include The Evils of TobaccoThe DimwitThe BearSwansong and The Proposal

7.30pm

*£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Wednesday 8 March – The Fureys

It’s always a pleasure to welcome the legends of Irish music and song to Ucheldre.  The Fureys are responsible for some of the most stirring music ever to capture the public imagination. Their folk based music has received standing ovations in some of the biggest concert halls of the world.

 7.30pm

£18, £17 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Thursday 9 March – NT Live: Hedda Gabler

Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free…

Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge,) one of the world’s most exciting directors makes his National Theatre debut with this modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. Revisited by Patrick Marber (Closer, Three Days in the Country) and featuring Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair) in the title role and Rafe Spall (Black Mirror, The Big Short) as Brack.

7pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Saturday 11 March – Met Opera Live: La Traviata (Verdi)

Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampson as his father, Germont. Nicola Luisotti conducts.

5.55pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Friday 17 March – Lit Soc: Pauline Plummer and Josephine Scott

‘Tyneside Poets from the Coast’

A creative writing workshop and reading by Pauline Plummer (Bint, Demon Straightening, From Here to Timbuktu) and Josephine Scott (Sparkle and Dance, and Rituals).  There is further information about the authors on our website at www.ucheldre.org

A warm welcome to all / Croeso cynnes i bawb

1-3pm

£5, £4 concessions/gostyngiadau

 

Monday 20 March – Clwb Jazz Ucheldre Jazz Club

The Ucheldre Jazz Club meets monthly on Mondays.

Non-members welcome

7.30 for 7.45pm

 

Tuesday 20 – Thursday 23 March – Letter From Afar

A series of daily workshops for ages 13+

Leading to digital on-line works (short films) and creating a show to perform alongside Signdance Collective International on Friday 24 March.

6-9pm

Residency price for all three evenings

£30, £24 concessions & students/gostyngiadau a myfyrwyr

 

 Friday 24 March – Signdance Collective International presents

Carthage by Caridad Svich

Directed by Ornella D’Agostino Carthage explores the impact of language difference on those displaced and isolated by slavery, human trafficking and forced migration.

Performed by Signdance Collective and an amazing cast from Cuba, Nigeria, Austria, Italy, USA and Wales.

Caridad Svich is the lifetime achievement winner for the Village Voice NYC.

It is a monumental work for this internationally renowned writer. www.caridadsvich.com

 7.30pm

£8, £7 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Anglesey Arts Forum – Fforwm Gelf Ynys Môn

An exhibition of at least one piece of work from each participant of the 14th Anglesey Arts Weeks: Open Studios. Artists will be working in the Centre; a large scale map of Anglesey will show the location of the studios.

Arddangosfa o un darn leiaf o waith gan bawb sy’n cymryd rhan yn y 14th o Wythnosau Celf Ynys Môn. Bydd artistiaid yn gweithio yn y Ganolfan, a bydd map graddfa fawr o Fôn yn dangos lleoliad y stiwdios.

 Exhibition opens Saturday 25 March

Admission Free - All welcome

 

 Saturday 25 March – Voice Workshop with Marian Bryfdir and Robyn Masson

Aimed at developing your voice whether your interest lies in jazz, folk, opera or choral music. Come along and try it. All ages and levels of experience and interest are welcome

10am-4pm

£12, £6 gostyngiadau a mufyrwyr/concessions & students

 

Saturday 25 March – Met Opera Live: Idomeneo

Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by James Levine. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante; soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia; and soprano Elza van den Heever as the volatile Elettra, who loves Idamante to the bounds of madness.

5.55pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Thursday 30 March – ROH Opera Live: Madama Butterfly (Puccini)

Antonio Pappano conducts Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s stunningly beautiful production of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. One of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband.  Much loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role, with naval officer B.F. Pinkerton sung by exciting young tenor Marcelo Puente.

7.15pm

£10, £8 concessions/gostyngiadau, £3 children/plant

 

Friday 31 March – Open Mic Poetry Evening

Another opportunity to read your own, or other people’s work in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Held in the Ucheldre’s Café, where food and drink can be purchased.

7.30pm

£3 to listen, £2 if you would like to read