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The festival will be held on the following dates: Friday October 5th – Sunday October 7th.
We have our new work for October’s workshop! David Gaukroger is busy producing the music for his new children’s opera which we expect to become as popular as Romany Wood. We are privileged to to have the first performance and … Continue reading
A brief post to keep you up to date. The Irfon Valley School Orchestra is under way and, unusually, rehearses in school time so it is not competing with lunchtime play. It is already booked for the Festival Holy Saturday … Continue reading
Gareth Cornelius (head teacher of Irfon Valley Primary School) has given the go ahead for a lunchtime school orchestra, starting after Christmas. Irfon Valley will join Llanelwedd and Builth Primaries in providing an ensemble for all the children learning orchestral … Continue reading
There are more details on the Romany Wood page. We all meet in the Community Hall and singers will cross to Irfon Valley School for the workshop and we’ll all join together later.
There have been corrections and minor changes. The new schedule is available in Dates in 2014 and a handbill is available for download in Resources.
The performance of Haydn’s Seven Last Words Quartets at Beulah Chapel on Holy Saturday was accompanied by readings, poetry and songs on the theme of Remembering 1914. There was a small exhibition of memorabilia and a thematic image was projected for … Continue reading
This year’s recipient is ‘cellist Lois Flower, a pupil at Brecon High School. She will play in the Mervyn Bourdillon Memorial Concert on 12 October. She performed with the Festival Ensemble last year in Mozart’s Gran Partita.
We are pleased to announce that this celebrated men’s choir will join us in the Mervyn Bourdillon Memorial Concert on 12 October at Eglwys Oen Duw. The programme will include orchestral pieces from the Festival Ensemble and will be finalised … Continue reading