Ensemble MidtVest (15 May)

Tuesday 15 May, 1pm

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Composer Piece Duration Listen
John Metcalf Not the Stillness 8'
Per Nørgård Babette’s Feast 20'
Matthew Jones Wind Quintet
UK Premiere

Denmark’s Ensemble MidtVest brings together 10 musicians from across the globe – all acclaimed soloists in their own right.  Together they delight audiences with music-making of the highest order.   We’re thrilled to welcome them back to the festival with a versatile and vibrant lunchtime programme including Per Nørgård’s intimate and touching soundtrack to the Oscar-winning film of the same name.

12 noon: Pre-Concert Talk, St Asaph Room, St David’s Hall
Matthew Jones in Conversation

2.30pm:  Post Concert Talk, Level 3, St David’s Hall

An illustrated talk by John Metcalf with powerpoint presentation and musical examples from John’s Six Palindromes performed by Ensemble MidtVest