Music in Cardiff

City of Stars

Posted on 12 March 2018 by Lauren Sourbutts

City of Stars by Thomas Haslehurst (MA in Composition) Back in November 2017, a small group of PG students gathered in the Small Lecture Room to discuss an exciting opportunity, regarding the development of a fresh style of concert in conjunction with the School of Music. Fast forward four months and we are only one
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Gilbert and Sullivan's 'Patience' on 11-12 March at 19:30 at Cardiff Students' Union.

Cardiff University Operatic Society presents Patience

Posted on 2 March 2016 by Jessica Kelly

Kathryn Robson, a 3rd year BMus student and Patience director, tells us about this upcoming production… Whilst the beginning of March approaches, Cardiff University Operatic Society have been busy preparing ourselves for the opening night of this year’s main production, Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience. Cast, crew and production team have been working tirelessly for months
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Madness descends upon Welsh National Opera for its autumn season

Posted on 8 September 2015 by Jessica Kelly

WNO insider and recent BMus graduate Patrick Reardon-Morgan talks about their upcoming season and why you’d be mad to miss it In 2015-16 Welsh National Opera are celebrating their 70th anniversary with seven brand new productions, and it’s all kicking off this autumn with some of the finest musical expressions of madness in the repertoire.
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Performing Debussy premieres

Posted on 12 March 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Later this month Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra will perform world premieres of works by Debussy at Cardiff’s St David’s Hall. Sam Warner, a 3rd-year student and Principal Cellist, looks ahead to the concert… “During my seven years playing in an orchestra, the only French orchestral repertoire from the turn of the 20th-century I’ve had the
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Celebrating Welsh Music

Posted on 19 February 2015 by Jessica Kelly

The Palestrina Singers of Cardiff University, one of the many student-run ensembles at Cardiff, will be celebrating St David’s Day on 2 March with a lunchtime concert of Welsh music. Musical Director Kieran Jones, a 3rd-year BMus student, tells us about this upcoming event… As I embark on my final year of studying music at Cardiff
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Performing Beethoven

Posted on 19 December 2014 by Jessica Kelly

One of the most attractive features of studying at Cardiff is the richness and diversity of performance opportunities available to students, both on campus and within the city.  In November, Cardiff University Symphony Chorus and Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra joined forces, under conductor Mark Eager, to perform Beethoven Symphony no.9 at St. David’s Hall in
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Spreading their wings: Cardiff University Operatic Society take flight with Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Posted on 24 March 2014 by Jessica Kelly

Kate Willetts, 2nd year BA Music As the final week in March approaches, Cardiff University Operatic Society are gearing themselves up to face their biggest challenge to date. After months of planning and hard work, they are taking on Mozart’s classic fairytale The Magic Flute, and they mean business. Over the past three years they have grown
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Priscilla Queen of the Desert- Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 7th January 2014

Posted on 16 January 2014 by Jessica Kelly

After a successful three year stint on the London’s west end and a transfer to Broadway, Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s next stop on its UK tour began in Cardiff on Tuesday. Based on the 1994 Australian film, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, starring Terrence Stamp and Hugo Weaving, the musical follows
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Singin’ In The Rain

Posted on 6 December 2013 by Jessica Kelly

Wales Millennium Centre 3rd December 2013 Singin’ In The Rain’s second stop on its nationwide tour landed in Wales Millennium Centre on Tuesday. Direct from its successful stint on the West End, Singin’ In The Rain is based on the 1952 film which tracks the journey from silent to sound films in 1920s’ night
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