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Season 2018/2019

September 21st – November 23rd Flora | LA TRAVIATA | Welsh National Opera

Conductor – James Southall | Revival Director – Sarah Crisp

Further details of touring will be posted or follow link to Welsh National  for venues and dates

September 22nd REQUIEM REFLECTIONS at St. Asaph Cathedral 19:30

North Wales International Music Festival

Soprano – Katy Thomson | Mezzo – Rebecca Afonwy-Jones | Tenor Robert Lewis | Bass – Julian Close

Conductor – Robert Guy

Tickets and details available on Theatr Clwyd page

October 11th BBC Radio 3 In Tune | Live in the BBC studio with Timothy End, piano

October 21st JULIANA | London Premiere at St. John’s Smith Square | 20:00

Pre-performance talk at 19:00

Further details on home page. Tickets available by clicking here

November 30th Release of MESSIAH with BBC Singers & The Norwegian Wind Ensemble on Resonus Classics.

December 22nd MESSIAH Shrewsbury Abbey conducted by John Moore for Shrewsbury Charity Concerts

2019

February 6th Presteigne Festival London Fundraiser at The Nicholas Boas Charitable Trust,
22 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NR at 19:30

An Evening of Schubert including  – Four Impromptus, D899
A selection of Lieder, Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, mezzo-soprano Timothy End, piano
“The Trout Quintet”, D667
 featuring Tim Horton, piano Benjamin Nabarro, violin Gemma Rosefield, cello and Rachel Roberts, viola and tbc, double bass.

Drinks and canapés after: £45, payable to The Presteigne Festival

February 11thMay 10th Sara (cover) | ROBERTO DEVEREUX | Welsh National Opera

Conductor  – Carlo Rizzi / James Southall | Director – Alessandro Talevi

February 17th The Colours of Mozart including the Clarinet Concerto & REQUIEM with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Conductor – Adrian Partington at Royal & Derngate Northampton

February 23rd Elgar | SEA PICTURES for Wrexham Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary year, William Aston Hall, Wrexham together with Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony & Beethoven Egmont Overture | Conductor – Leon Bosch.

March 16th Elgar | DREAM OF GERONTIUS | Colchester Choral Society, St Botolph’s Colchester| Conductor – Ian Ray

March 23rd Bach | ST. JOHN PASSION | St. Alban’s Cathedral | Conductor – George Vass

April 13th Bach | ST. JOHN PASSION | Shrewsbury Abbey for Shropshire Charity Concerts | Conductor – John Moore

April 15-18th  Details for follow for St. Endellion Festival, Cornwall

A major highlight of the 2019 Festival will be a specially commissioned St Mark’s Passion by Oliver Tarney, long standing member of the Easter Festival with a fast developing reputation as a composer.  This new work will be performed on Good Friday along with Bach’s Cantata No. 4 and Haydn’s 26th Symphony.

April 22nd4th June in rehearsal for Wellgunde | DAS RHEINGOLD

April 25th Manuel de Falla | THE THREE CORNERED HAT | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Cadogan Hall as part of Seeking New Horizons: Political Protest III | Alexander Shelley – conductor

June 6 / 8 / 11 / 13th Wellgunde | DAS RHEINGOLD | Longborough Festival Opera | Anthony Negus – conductor | Amy Lane – director

July 31st Mendelssohn | ISRAEL IN EGYPT | British premiere of this work after Handel at Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester Cathedral