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Our top picks for the weeks ahead...

Dele Sosimi and his Afrobeat Orchestra

23/11/2017

Sosimi will open the audience’s ears to the less obvious texts and musical structures that emerged from Fela’s little-known relationship to the orishas.

Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra – Russia: Tsar and Soviet

26/11/2017

Good-humoured and uplifting, Tchaikovsky’s 2nd Symphony, nicknamed Little Russian, was inspired by folksongs heard during visits to his sister’s home in the Ukraine.

Mozart Requiem: Cardiff University Symphony Chorus and Chamber Orchestra

28/11/2017

1791, Mozart was ill and in debt, and yet, 1791 was the year in which he composed La Clemenza di Tito  and the Clarinet Concerto, finished The Magic Flute and almost completed his Requiem.  Whatever the circumstances of its commission and completion, Mozart’s Requiem speaks for itself.