Broadcast of UPROAR's inaugural concert from Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
BBC Radio 3, Hear and Now
Saturday 23rd February 2019
World Premiere of Opera by Michael Ellison with libretto by Simon Jones, choreography by Zeynep Tanbay and Video Performance and Installation by NOHlab
Sureyya Opera House, Istanbul as part of the Istanbul Festival of Music
Saturday 11th June 2016
The Devil Inside
World Premiere of Opera by Stuart MacRae, libretto Louise Welsh
Theatre Royal Glasgow
Saturday 23rd January 2016 and on tour
Scottish Opera Website
Music Theatre Wales Website
Tapestry Opera Website
Make an Aria
Site Specific performance - St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff
RWCMD/Music Theatre Wales
Tuesday 7th July 2015
St Fagans Website
Greek by Mark Anthony Turnage – Asian Premiere
Music Theatre Wales/TIMF Ensemble T
Tongyeong International Music Festival, Korea
Thursday 2nd April 2015 7.30pm/ Friday 3rd April 7.30pm/ Saturday 4th April 3pm
Contemporary Opera Scenes
Scenes from operas by Harrison Birtwistle, George Benjamin, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Gerald Barry, Louis Andriessen, Thomas Ades and Pascal Dusapin.
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Friday 6th March 2015. 7.30pm Saturday 7th March 2015. 2.30pm.
Make an Aria
Public Masterclass with Jonathan Dove
26th February 2015. 7pm
World Premiere of the opera by Philip Glass – broadcast from the Royal Opera House.
Hear and Now. BBC Radio 3
Saturday 25th October 2014. 9.45pm
Radio 3 Website
Music Theatre Wales production of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Opera - broadcast from the Royal Opera House
Opera on 3. Monday, February 17th 2014
Opera on 3 website
Michael Rafferty conducts 'Professor Bad Trip' with UPROAR | Wales New Music Ensemble including three new works from Welsh composers Andrew Lewis, Bethan Morgan-Williams and Sarah Lianne Lewis.
Chapter Arts Centre Cardiff - 28th February 2020 then on tour to Aberystwyth, Caernarfon, Bristol and Montpellier.
Michael Rafferty awarded the Welsh Music Guild's John Edwards Memorial Awarded 2020.
February 14th - premieres of six new works by emerging Welsh composers at Pontio in Bangor New Music Festival.
In partnership with Ty Cerdd and Electroacoustic Wales.
UPROAR | Wales New Music Ensemble, founded by Michael Rafferty launches in spectacular style.
Guardian Review Oct 2018
The CD recording of Philip Glass’ The Trial with Michael Rafferty conducting the Music Theatre Wales Ensemble has been released by Orange Mountain Music. Nov 2017N
MICHAEL RAFFERTY conducts the Hezarfen Ensemble in the world premiere of Michael Ellison’s Deniz Kustu at the Sureyya Opera House as part of the Istanbul Music Festival.
MICHAEL RAFFERTY AWARDED MBE IN THE NEW YEAR’S HONOURS LIST 2016
Full list in The Guardian
SCOTTISH OPERA ANOUNCES DETAILS OF STUART MACRAE’S NEW OPERA THE DEVIL INSIDE
Click for details
AUTHOR WELSH WRITES FIRST FULL SCALE SUPERNATURAL OPERA FOR SCOTTISH OPERA
Click to read the Herald Scotland article about The Devil Inside
HOW MUSIC THEATRE WALES STAGED TWO OPERAS IN TWO CONTINENTS ON THE SAME DAY
Click to read Michael Rafferty's Korea Diary in the Western Mail
Black and white Photos: Mark Johnson.
Colour Photos: Clive Barda.