claire jones (harp)

 

Saturday 22nd March 7.30pm, Theatr Mwldan

 

 

Debussy:  The Girl with the flaxen hair

Kreisler:   Praeludium and Allegro

Mayani:    Maqamat

Saint-Saens:  Softly awakes my heart

Godefroid:  Danse des Sylphes

Hasselmans: La Source, Op.44

Marshall:  Heartstrings

Bartok:  Rumanian Folk Dances

Suogan:  Traditional

Prokofiev:  Themes from Romeo and Juliet

 

Born in Pembrokeshire in 1985, Claire graduated with 1st class honors from the Royal College of Music in London. She was one of the first recipients of the Prince of Wales Advanced Study Awards in 2007 and 2008, recognising her as one of Wales's most outstanding young talents. From 2007 to 2011, Claire was Official Harpist to HRH the Prince of Wales and regularly performed for the Royal Family and distinguished guests at the Royal Palaces.

 

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the sterling trio

 

Saturday 22nd February 7.30pm, Theatr Mwldan

 

 

Sarah Atter (flute)
Thomas Verity (clarinet)
Lauren Hibberd (piano)

 

The Sterling Trio was formed at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2006 and has since established itself as an exciting, innovative and engaging chamber ensemble. Selected artists for the 2013-14 Making Music Concert Promoters' Group Brochure, the Trio pride themselves on a creative and versatile approach to music-making, striving for the highest standard of performance both as musicians and communicators.

 

 

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Jayson Gillham (piano)

 

Saturday 25th January 7.30pm, Theatr Mwldan

 

 

Beethoven:  Two Rondos, Op 51
Beethoven:  Sonata in A, Op 101
Schumann:  Etudes Symphoniques, Op 13

 

London-based Australian-British pianist Jayson Gilham captured the hearts and interest of music lovers across Britain with his performances in the 2012 Leeds International Piano Competition.   As a finalist he performed Beethoven’sEmperor Concerto with the Halle and conductor Sir Mark Elder in the Leeds Town Hall.

 

Elder commented about Jayson’s playing:  “He makes a very strong, firm sound, different from all the other [finalists].   He plays Beethoven in a very open, honest, secure way – with a sort of ‘glow’….Always a lovely sound – gorgeous.”

 

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galliarda

 

Friday 6th December 7.30pm, Theatr Mwldan

 

 

Sara Stowe (soprano and percussion)
Ian Gammie (bass viol and early guitar)
Wendy Hancock (flutes, recorders and viols)
Richard Mackenzie (lute, early guitar and theorbo)
 
 
A MERRY WASSAIL
A programme of Christmas music

 

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JOCELYN FREEMAN (PIANO)

AND

SUJIN PARK (VIOLIN)

 

Saturday 16th November 7.30pm, Theatr Mwldan

Ticket Prices: £12 (£10) £1 under 22 

Mozart:  Sonata in E minor, K304

Britten:   Three pieces from Suite for violin and piano, Op. 6

Brahms:  Hungarian Dances, 1, 4 and 5

Janacek:  Sonata

Gershwin:  Preludes

 

Former prize winner at the Royal Academy of Music, Samling Scholar and current Phoebe Benham Junior Fellow at the Royal College of Music, Jocelyn has toured around the UK, the Caribbean, France, Denmark and Cyprus. As keen musical collaborator, Jocelyn has partnered many outstanding musicians and will be performing with the prizewinning young violinist Sujin Park.

 

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Alexandra Dariescu (piano)

Saturday 12th October 7.30pm, Theatr Mwldan

 

 

Beethoven:  Sonata in F, Op 10 No 2

Scarlatti:  Sonata in F minor K 466

Schumann:  Fantasiestucke, Op 12

Chopin:  24 Preludes, Op. 28

 

Named BBC Music Magazine ‘Rising Star’, Alexandra Dariescu made her debut at the Carnegie Hall in New York, where she joined András Schiff during his “Perspectives” residency. Alexandra performs regularly in the UK with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Sinfonia ViVA, and the Northern Sinfonia.

 

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