Sunday 3rd March 2019
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Welsh Wine & Song: Jeremy Huw Williams and Paula Fan
Sunday 3rd March 2019, 5.00pm
Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone), Paula Fan (piano)
Celebrate St David’s Day weekend with some of the best-loved traditional Welsh folk songs, arranged by Welsh composers Nathan James Dearden, John Hardy, Paul Mealor, John Metcalf and Pwyll ap Siôn.
Saturday 18th May 2019
Glanfa Stage, Wales Millennium Centre
Astrid the Street Organ: 10 World Premieres
Saturday 18th May 2019, 1.00pm
Francis Stapleton (Dutch Street Organ)
10 world premieres by Charlie Barber, Mark David Boden, Graham Fitkin, Gareth Glynn, Lynne Plowman, Steph Power, Guto Puw, Claire Victoria Roberts, David Roche & Ben Wallace
BBC Hoddinott Hall
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Saturday 18th May 2019, 7.30pm
The Welsh premiere of Steve Reich's "Music for Ensemble and Orchestra" and world premiere arrangement of John Metcalf's Polly Garter Aria for soprano and orchestra
Sunday 19th May 2019
Various venues across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan
Astrid & Sandbox
Sunday 19th May 2019, daytime
Francis Stapleton (Dutch Street Organ), Sandbox Percussion
A series of open access events for all the family to enjoy. Look out for appearances at St Fagans National Museum of History, Barry Island and Penarth Pier and more
Tuesday 21st May 2019
St. David's Hall
Sandbox Percussion (Schools Performance)
Tuesday 21st May 2019, 11.00am
Sandbox Percussion, Presenter: Helen Woods
A specially curated performance for children and their parents, opening with a presentation of songs written and performed by primary school children from South Wales.
St. David's Hall
Tuesday 21st May 2019, 7.30pm
Exhilarating fun: new American music featuring infrared sensors interpreting hand movement, virtuosic tuned percussion and Ben Wallace's premiere for street organ and percussion quartet.
Wednesday 22nd May 2019
Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 7.30pm
Join us in this stunningly atmospheric venue for music of Azerbaijani, Tatar-Russian and Bulgarian origins, and a world premiere by Cardiff-based composer Robert Fokkens.
Thursday 23rd May 2019
Penarth Pier Pavilion
Thursday 23rd May 2019, 8.00pm
Music by Peteris Vasks and Arvo Pärt is presented alongside Different Trains, Steve Reich's haunting comparison of the trains of his childhood and those used in the Holocaust.
Friday 24th May 2019
Cardiff University School of Music
Peter Reynolds Composer Studio: Armida Quartet
Friday 24th May 2019, 9.30am-1.00pm
An informal read-through of works written by participants on the Festival's Emerging Composer programme (free performance)
Graham Fitkin: The Composer Plays
Friday 24th May 2019, 8.00pm
Graham Fitkin (piano)
A rare opportunity to hear one of the UK's foremost composers play his own music, including two world premieres for prepared piano.