NEW Sinfonia @ NWIMF 2018

NEW Sinfonia with Côr Glanaethwy & Telynau Clwyd

Join NEW Sinfonia in St Asaph Cathedral as we take up our position as Orchestra in Residence at the North Wales International Music Festival (NWIMF) for 2018.

For our first performance we will be joined on stage by the fantastic Côr Glanaethwy and Telynau Clwyd. The theme for this years festival is Reflections and there are many references in our programme to composers affected by War.

The highlight of the programme will be the World Premiere of a new elegy by renowned composer Paul Mealor, which uses the harrowing words of the Rudyard Kipling poem, “My Boy Jack”. This will be narrated during the performance by local poet Aled Lewis Evans.

Programme to include:

NEW Sinfonia

Paul Mealor  My Boy Jack – An Elegy (World Premiere of joint New Commission with Tŷ Cerdd)
Paul Mealor – Via Crucis
Olivier Messiaen – Quatuor pour la fin du temps / Quartet for the end of time
VI. Danse de la fureur, pour les sept trompettes
VII. Fouillis d’arcs-en-ciel, pour l’Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps
Gustav Mahler – Piano Quartet in A minor

Côr Glanaethwy

Karl Jenkins – Cantelina
Brian Hughes – Noah
Caryl Parry Jones – Hwylio Drwy y Nen
Geraint Cynan – Blodeuwedd
Alfred Legge – Gawr Wedi Hirnos
Trefniant Gwenant Pyrs – Branwen
Trefniant Hefin Elis – Ar Lan y Môr
Catrin Edwards a Dyfan Roberts – Nos Da Nawr
Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah

Tickets: Premium – £15, Standard – £12, Unreserved – £10

Book in person: Cathedral Frames – 28 High Street, St Asaph – 01745 582929
Book online: www.theatrclwyd.com/en/whats-on/opening-concert/

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Event Date

Sep 15 - Sep 15, 2018

Event Time

19:30 PM - 21:45 PM

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