Saturday, 8 April 2023

Chief Musician Competition: Round 1

8 April 2023, 9:00am, Stiwdio 2

Recital (20′) to include one of the following:
John Metcalf: Harp Scrapbook (2 pieces)
Albert Roussel: Impromptu
Alun Hoddinott: Fantasy for Harp
Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in A major K113

Jury: John Metcalf (Chair), Imogen Barford, Sioned Williams, Veronika Lemishenko.

Masterclass: Isabelle Moretti

8 April 2023, 9:30am, C3

Lunchtime Concert: Doniau Cudd (Hidden Talents)

8 April 2023, 12:45pm, Foyer, Free

Youth Competition: Final

8 April 2023, 1:30pm, Theatr

19 years and below
Programme of 20′ to include one of the following:
Gareth Glyn: Erddigan – Living Harp 1
Ann Griffiths: What is Summer to me?
Meinir Heulyn: Four Welsh Waltzes – A Celtic Feast Vol 1
Alun Hoddinott: Sonata
William Mathias: Three Improvisations Op. 10
John Parry: Sonata No. 2
Grace Williams: Hiraeth
Jury: Geraint Lewis (Chair), Clíona Doris, Monika Stadler.
Prizes: Three equal scholarships of £1,500 each.

Lecture: The Art of Music – Branding the Welsh Nation

8 April 2023, 4:30pm, C3, Free

Rhian Davies & Peter Lord
In this presentation about their new publication for Parthian Books, the art historian Peter Lord and the music historian Rhian Davies describe the evolution of the visual portrayal of Welsh music and musicians over 500 years. [Lecture presented in English]

Adjudication & Prizegiving: Youth Competition

8 April 2023, 5:45pm, Foyer

Announcing Stage 2 Chief Musician Competition Names

8 April 2023, 5:55pm, Foyer

Café Concert: The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Harp Ensemble

8 April 2023, 6:00pm, Foyer, Free

Concert: Catrin Finch (Cymru) & Edmar Castaneda (Colombia)

8 April 2023, 7:30pm