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Music Festival, Sat 14 - Sat 28 Sep 2019

North Wales International Music Festival

North Wales International Music Festival

Details

A classical music festival featuring world class performers in the intimate setting of St Asaph Cathedral with its renowned acoustics. Founded in 1972 by Welsh composer William Mathias, the NWIMF continues to delight audiences from across the globe. William Mathias was Artistic Director of the Festival for twenty years. He was followed by Geraint Lewis and the role is currently held by Ann Atkinson.

Tickets from Theatr Clwyd Box Office - 01352 701521 or book online:
https://www.theatrclwyd.com/en/whats-on/

Saturday 14th September, 7pm
Opening Concert with Only Boys Aloud, Doniau Cudd (Hidden Talents) from Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias, the Llangollen International Voice of the Future 2019 and pianist Luke Jones

Thursday 19th September
10am - Schools/Childrens concert with Live Music Now Cymru musicians (free)
11.30am - Tots Concert with Live Music Now Cymru musicians (free)
7pm - Yu Kosuge (piano)

Friday 20th September
10.30am - Piano Masterclass with Yu Kosuge (Please contact Caroline on 07919 621933 / caroline@nwimf.com if you would like to participate). Tickets £5 for audience (on the door)
7pm - The Gesualdo Six (vocal consort)

Saturday 21st September
Robat Arwyn, Côr Cytgan Clwyd, Côr Rhuthun, Ysgol Pen Barras & Indigo Performing Arts Academy
3pm - Matinee performance
7pm - Evening performance

Sunday 22nd September
10.30am - 4.30pm - Instrumental workshop for our Elemental Project for students of all standards, from beginners upwards, with NEW Sinfonia. Please email caroline@nwimf.com if you would like to participate. Venue - Ysgol Brynhyfryd
7pm - William Mathias - Family and Friends. Rhiannon Mathias and Paul Mealor discuss the life and music of William Mathias to celebrate his 85th anniversary. Featuring works by Mathias and music that he loved from composers including Mozart, Debussy, and Gershwin. Performances by Elinor Bennett (harp) and Iwan Llewelyn-Jones (piano)

Wednesday 25th September
11.30am - 3pm - Education Project 'Ffaldiroldiro - The Seasons' - presentation of the work from our cross-curricular project based on folk songs - melding music, art and literature
Thursday 26th September
7pm - Orchestral Concert with NEW Sinfonia & mezzo-soprano Rebecca Afonwy-Jones - Elgar's Sea Pictures, Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 'Pastorale' and Jonathan Guy's Elemental, with the
instrumental project students

Friday 27th September
11am - Chamber Music Concert with Ensemble Cymru, Welsh National Opera soprano Samantha Hay and guest artists to mark National Chamber Music Day and the Love Schubert Campaign
7pm - Folk Night with Awen Celtica: Arfon Gwilyn, Sioned Webb and Siân James & Vrï: Jordan Price Williams, Patrick Rimes and Aneirin Jones

Saturday 28th September
7pm - Festival Community Chorus, in association with Welsh National Opera, with NEW Sinfonia, Welsh National Opera’s Youth Opera North Wales & Kana Chamber Choir. WNO soloists - Samantha Hay (Soprano), Rhodri Prys Jones (Tenor) & Roland Wood (Baritone)

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 14 - Sat 28 Sep 2019

Address

Cathedral Office,
High Street,
St Asaph,
Denbighshire,
LL17 0RD

Location

Directions

Plan route to St Asaph Cathedral using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 038743  Lat: 53.25696 Long: -3.44348

From Chester: Take the A55 towards Conwy and keep LEFT.
Bear LEFT (South) onto A525 [Chester Street], following the direction towards "Denbigh".
Go straight along Chester Street.
The Cathedral is visible on the LEFT of the roundabout junction of Chester Street, High Street and Upper Denbigh Road.

From Rhyl: Get onto A525 [Vale Road].
At roundabout, take the SECOND exit onto A525 [Rhuddlan Road].
At next roundabout, take the FIRST exit onto A525.
At next roundabout, take the SECOND exit onto A525 [St Asaph Road].
At next roundabout, take the SECOND exit onto A525 [The Roe], following the direction towards "Tweedmill".
Turn LEFT (East) onto A525 [High Street].
The Cathedral is visible on the RIGHT of the roundabout junction of Chester Street, High Street and Upper Denbigh Road.

From Conwy: Take the A55 towards Chester and keep LEFT onto Ramp.
At roundabout, take the THIRD exit onto A525 [The Roe], following the direction towards "Tweedmill".
Turn LEFT (East) onto A525 [High Street].
The Cathedral is visible on the right of the roundabout junction of Chester Street, High Street and Upper Denbigh Road.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Rhyl station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups