This year has shown that opera in Wales is as innovative and exuberant as ever, and the Wales Arts Review favourites list contains an eclectic bunch of productions. Here are the six best operas of the year from Welsh companies, as picked by our writers.
War and Peace (Welsh National Opera)
La forza del destino (Welsh National Opera)
The Barber of Seville (Swansea City Opera)
Passion (National Dance Company Wales & Music Theatre Wales)
La Cenerentola (Welsh National Opera)
A Spanish Hour (Mid Wales Opera)
Join us on December 21st for the announcement of our No.1 Welsh opera of 2018 from this list of 6.