2014 - 2015
9 January, 2015
Mishka Rushdie Momen (piano)
Mishka was born in 1992 in London, where she ia a postgraduate student at the Guildhall. Prior to that she studied for five years with Imogen Cooper, as her only student. Despite her youth Mishka has already performed in New York, Weimar, Prague, Mumbai, Cologne and throughout Britain, as well as appearing frequently on BBC1 and Radio 3.
6 February, 2015
Manus Noble (guitar)
[sponsored by the Countess of Munster Mus[gyda nawdd gan Ymddiriedolaeth Gerdd Iarlles Munster]Mae Manus wedi astudio’r gitâr ers iddo fod yn saith oed, nes iddo raddio fel Meistr Perfformio (Anrhydedd) yn yr Academi Frenhinol. Mae o wedi rhoi datganiadau yn Neuadd Bridgewater, Ystafell Purcell a’r Sage Gateshead, gan gyflwyno sawl darn newydd a gyfansoddwyd ar ei gyfer ef ei hun.
27 February, 2015
Ariana Kashefi (cello)
Ariana is the winner of a 2013 Philip and Dorothy Green Award. Named as a ‘rising star’ at the RCM she was chosen to give concerts with the London Symphony Orchestra, and is the recipient of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s Julian Isserlis Scholarship.
20 March, 2015
BILLY THOMPSON GYPSY STYLE
Led by Billy on the fiddle the quintet will comprise Andy Mackenzie (guitar), Eryl Jones (guitar/mandolin/voice), Greg Robley (bass) and guest accordionist Karen Street. There will also be a track or two from ‘Dolennu’, Billy’s latest project with Warren Greveson. All in all a brilliant mix of old and new, and a great end to the season.
All concerts take place at 7.3O pm in the hall of Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor