2014 - 2015
3 October, 2014
Côr Eifionydd is far more than just a local choir, having travelled to all parts of Wales and beyond: over the years they have visited Austria, Paris, Segovia (Spain), Wicklow and Prague, and will be making a trip to London this October. Their dedicated conductor Pat Jones was honoured for her contribution in the recent Meirionnydd Urdd Eisteddfod.
7 November, 2014
Michaela Parry(soprano),Benjamin Lewis(baritone),Harvey Davies(piano)
Michaela and Benjamin are currently pursuing their postgraduate studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, where Harvey is a lecturer and staff accompanist. Their programme will include works by Mozart, Schumann, Strauss, Britten and others.
28 November, 2014
Welsh Chamber Orchestra
Following their exciting performance of three years ago, it is a pleasure to be able to welcome this fine ensemble back again. Under Principal Conductor Anthony Hose they will perform a brand new work by Roger Steptoe with baritone Jeremy Huw Williams, as well as seasonal pieces by Bach, Corelli and Handel, and Mozart’s 33rd Symphony.
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