Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra To Commemorate 35 Years With Special Concert

Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra will celebrate its 35th birthday with a performance of Strauss’ mighty and magnificent An Alpine Symphony at St David’s Hall on Saturday July 15. Since its inaugural concert at St David’s Cathedral on Saturday 19 June 1982, CPO has entertained thousands of concert-goers and established itself as one of Wales’ foremost non-professionalContinue reading “Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra To Commemorate 35 Years With Special Concert”

Ballet Cymru To Present Shakespeare in Abergavenny

The ever popular Ballet Cymru return to the Borough Theatre with a stunning version of Shakespeare’s most magical play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Friday June 2. The Queen of the Fairies Titania, and Puck the mischievous messenger, inhabit the supernatural fairy kingdom. Bottom and the “Rude Mechanicals” present their famous play Pyramus and Thisbe.Continue reading “Ballet Cymru To Present Shakespeare in Abergavenny”

Eric Whitacre To Bring Classics To Cardiff

ICONIC composer Eric Whitacre joins the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for an evening of his revered works at St David’s Hall on June 2. The Music of Eric Whitacre provides a breathtaking retrospective of his most popular pieces from the last decade. Eric has taken the world of choral music by storm, and at theContinue reading “Eric Whitacre To Bring Classics To Cardiff”

Classical and Pop-Crossover from Grand Band New York

Grand Band New York will perform classics from Reich, Lang and Glass at St David’s Hall on May 23. Featuring six grand pianos and six virtuoso pianists, Grand Band champion new music from today’s composers, ranging through classical and pop-crossover to post-minimal. In addition to the World Premiere of Philip Glass’ Closing, David Lang’s FaceContinue reading “Classical and Pop-Crossover from Grand Band New York”

Russian Greats Celebrated In Cardiff Concert Hall

THE Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra will perform an afternoon concert of Russian greats at St David’s Hall on May 14. Starting at 3.30pm, the masterful Conductor Yuri Simonov will lead the orchestra through a repertoire of romantic fantasy and tragedy, beginning with an early Rimsky-Korsakov rarity with Sadko, which tells the tale of a minstrel whoContinue reading “Russian Greats Celebrated In Cardiff Concert Hall”

Perfect Introduction To Opera With Family Themed Concert

Following last year’s sold-out performance, Welsh National Opera returns to St David’s Hall, Cardiff with a brand new animal-themed Family Concert on May 7 at 3pm.    The concert will be the perfect introduction to opera and classical music as the WNO Orchestra guides the audience through a selection of popular favourites from the world ofContinue reading “Perfect Introduction To Opera With Family Themed Concert”

Ffin Dance Will Make Abertillery Return With Virago

Ffin Dance return to The Met, Abertillery on May 19 with their latest work, Virago 2017. Virago is a story about social injustice and has as much relevance today as it had in Victorian Wales. Minnie McGuire was the most arrested woman in Victorian Wales; she was the victim of poverty and a period ofContinue reading “Ffin Dance Will Make Abertillery Return With Virago”

Cwmbran Choir To Record Album Ahead Of Show

Cwmbran based choir, Côr Aduniad came together following a chance meeting in a pub on Christmas Eve 2013 between the old Llantarnam School Choir Master and an ex pupil, a reunion concert was planned. Through the power of Facebook, the following Easter saw a 65-member strong choir perform a concert with proceeds going to theContinue reading “Cwmbran Choir To Record Album Ahead Of Show”

Sinfonia Cymru Play Wales Tour With Jess Gillam

Leading Welsh chamber orchestra Sinfonia Cymru will be joined by celebrated conductor Gábor Takács-Nagy and BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 finalist Jess Gillam next week when they undertake a short tour performing the music of Mozart, Prokofiev and Nyman. Displaying a mix of youth and experience on stage, teenage soloist Jess Gillam andContinue reading “Sinfonia Cymru Play Wales Tour With Jess Gillam”

Sioned Gwen Davies To Play Lunchtime Concert

Welsh Singer Competition 2016 winner, Sioned Gwen Davies will launch the Spring & Summer Lunchtime Concerts Season starts in style at St David’s Hall on January 31. Sioned will represent Wales in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition in June 2017, and her programme includes a taste of Spain with Manuel de Falla’sContinue reading “Sioned Gwen Davies To Play Lunchtime Concert”

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