A Day by the Sea with Onyx Brass

Sunday 21 May

Various sites - see below

Composer Piece Duration Listen
James Maynard Fanfare 3'
Joe Dudell Still Life 7'
Stuart MacRae Two Cairns 9'
Guto Puw New work for Fairground Organ and Brass Quintet
World Premiere
John Adams China Gates
A new arrangement for brass quintet - World Premiere
Tim Jackson Extract from “Anything But” 3'
Michael Berkeley Music from Chaucer 12'

Join Onyx Brass, “easily the classiest brass ensemble in Britain” (BBC Music Magazine) for a series of free, informal short performances along the Vale of Glamorgan coastline culminating in an hour-long concert at the Eastern Shelter, Barry Island which will feature the world premiere of a new work for fairground organ and brass quintet by Guto Puw.

Informal performances

10.30 – 10.50am               Penarth Pier Pavilion

12.00 – 12.20pm               Victoria Park, Barry

3.30 – 3.50pm                   Barry Island Gardens


4pm                                   Eastern Shelter, Barry Island


Note –  limited seating will be available for the short performances.  Bring your most colourful deckchair or cushion if you want to guarantee a seat.

In the event of bad weather, please check our website for updates on planned performances and venues.