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Friday 18th October -  Anton Stadler 

Friday 25th October – Kanneh - Mason family. Extra concert

Friday 29th November – Red Priest 

Saturday 18th January – Elizabeth Karani, soprano 1pm 

Friday 28th February – Beethoven in Wales Concert 2 

Thursday 2 APRIL 2020 7:300 Extra concert - Gregynog Winners 2019

FRIDAY 17th April 7.30 ELLIS THOMAS pf

FRIDAY 1st May 7.30 Extra concert: Scholars from Shrewsbury School



CONCERTS IN DETAIL:HYDREF 18 OCTOBER  2019

THE ANTON STADLER TRIO

JANET HILTON  CLARINET    ROBIN IRELAND  VIOLA

SARAH BETH BRIGGS  PIANO

The Trio, named in honour of the celebrated clarinettist Anton Stadler, reunites Janet Hilton, one of Britain’s foremost clarinettists with renowned viola player Robin Ireland, formerly of the famous Lindsay String Quartet. Virtuoso pianist, Sarah Beth Briggs, completes the trio.

Programme to include:

Bruch               Pieces 1-4 from Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano

Britten             Three Character Pieces (Piano solo)

Schumann       Marchenerzahlungen  for Clarinet, Viola and Piano

Poulenc           Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

Prokofiev         Introduction and Mercutio from Romeo and Juliet - transcribed by Borisovsky for Viola and         

                        Piano

Mozart.           Trio in Eb major, K498 ‘Kegelstatt’



 NOS WENER/FRIDAY 7.30

HYDREF 25 OCTOBER  2019

Extra Concert - £10 for season ticket holders. Tickets will be available from The Tabernacle.

A concert in the series “Showcasing Youth”

THE KANNEH-MASON FAMILY

We are delighted to welcome back the younger members of this extraordinarily talented family for yet another evening of music making. They have won many prizes and awards for their music, appeared in numerous television shows and played for royalty. Jeneba was category finalist in the BBC Young Musician 2018. The family members playing are: Braimah, Konya, Jeneba, Animata and Mariatu.NOS WENER/FRIDAY 7.30




NOS WENER/FRIDAY 7.30

TACHWEDD 29 NOVEMBER 2019

RED PRIEST

PIERS ADAMS RECORDERS   ADAM SUMMERHAYES VIOLIN

ANGELA EAST CELLO   DAVID WRIGHT HARPSICHORD

This extraordinary and highly acclaimed acoustic foursome has been described by music critics as”visionary and heretical,” “outrageous yet compulsive,” “completely wild and deeply imaginative.” Red Priest, named after the red-headed priest, Antonio Vivaldi, has given over 1000 concerts worldwide. They bring us their new programme “Truly, Madly Baroque.’ Do not miss this concert, it will be a treat.

Programme to include:

Vivaldi                 Concerto in A minor  RV 580

Pachelbel            Canon and Gigue in D major

Locatelli              Labyrinth

Jacob Van Eyck  The English Nightingale

Handel                Passacaglia in G minor

Bach                   Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major

Tartini                 The Devil’s Trill Sonata

 

 

DYDD SADWRN/SATURDAY LUNCH-TIME 1.00

IONAWR 18 JANUARY 2020

ELIZABETH KARANI

SOPRANO

Edmund Whitehead piano

(Supported by the Countess of Munster Trust)

Elizabeth is a graduate of the National Opera Studio and master of music from the GSMD.

She has won several prestigious awards including the Elizabeth Harwood and Kathleen Ferrier Young Singer’s award. 2018/9 sees exciting projects, including her debut at the ROH, ENO and WNO.

Programme to include:

Quilter.                 Seven Elizabethan Lyrics

Duparc                 Phylde, Chanson Triste

Poulenc.              Poemes de Louis Aragon

Strauss-Morgen  Allerseelen

Bernstein             I Hate Music

 

DYDD SADWRN/SATURDAY LUNCH-TIME 1.00

CHWEFROR 22 FEBRUARY  2020

ExtraConcert - £10 for season ticket holders

A concert in the series “Showcasing Youth.”

THREE WELSH HARPS

HUGH BOUCHER  GRETA ROBERTS

                    CERYS HAFANA

Huw is a RWCMD Junior Conservatoire student, member of the National Youth Orchestra Great Britain which performed at the Proms this year, a Gregynog Young Musician award winner and National Eisteddfod award winner. Greta, from Llanidloes, attended the Junior School at RAM, won a scholarship to Shrewsbury School in 2017 and begins at the RCM this September. Cerys attends the sixth form at Ysgol Bro Hyddgen and has delighted audiences here with her playing for some time. She plays with the Welsh Youth Folk Ensemble, AVANC and Ty Teires with Robin Huw Bowen.

 

NOS WENER/FRIDAY 7.30

CHWEFROR 28 FEBRUARY 2020

“BEETHOVEN IN WALES”

MARY HOFMAN VIOLIN    RICHARD ORMROD PIANO

Supported by PRS Foundation’s Women Make Music, The Colwinson Foundation and Ty Cerdd

This is the second in the concert series featuring all ten of Beethoven’s violin and piano sonatas with performances given in ten Music Clubs across Wales together with a commissioned work. The featured composer is the young Welsh composer Sarah Lianne Lewis who was inspired by the Sonata Op.30.No 2, and a letter Beethoven wrote to his brothers despairing over his increased deafness.

Programme:

Beethoven                  Sonatas Op. 30.1, 30.2 and 30.3

Sarah Lianne Lewis    Sonata for Violin and Piano

 

 

NOS IAU/THURSDAY 7.30

EBRILL 2 APRIL 2020

Extra Concert - £10 for season ticket holders

A concert in the series “Showcasing Youth”

GREGYNOG WINNERS 2019

DANUSHKA EDIRISINGHE  CELLO   AVISHKA EDIRISINGHE  PIANO

SIMON BROWN  TENOR

 

Danushka is from Loughborough, attends the Junior Department at RAM and is a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Avishka is studying physics at Imperial College and music at the RCM. Simon, formerly a chorister at Lichfield Cathedral is studying at the RCS.

 

NOS WENER/ FRIDAY 7.30

EBRILL 17 APRIL 2020

ELLIS THOMAS

PIANO

Ellis is from Llandudno and overall winner, Gregynog Young Musician 2019. He has been a student of the RNCM Junior School and a soloist with both the Welsh Chamber Orchestra and the RNCN Symphony Orchestra. He has recently the won the Blue Ribbon for the Under 19 Instrumental Solo at the National Eisteddfod. Ellis has been awarded a scholarship to read music at Cambridge.

 

NOS WENER/FRIDAY 7.30

MAI 1 MAY

SCHOLARS FROM SHREWSBURY SCHOOL

Extra Concert - £10.00 for season ticket holders

A concert in the series “Showcasing Youth”

A very welcome return of the highly talented musicians from the Music Department who have delighted us with music of an exceptional standard over the years.