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Russia 17, Marking the Centenary of the Russian Revolution: Peter Donohoe (piano)

17/10/2017

World renowned pianist Peter Donohoe takes us on a journey of eighty years of virtuoso Russian music in a programme juxtaposing the brooding expressivity of Scriabin and Rachmaninov with the acerbic yet lyrical Stravinsky, the burning fervour of Prokofiev and more contemplative Shostakovich before culminating with Mussorgsky’s gargantuan Pictures at an Exhibition.

Jazz at the University: Huw Warren and Friends – More Tails for Wales

04/11/2017

As one of the most high profile Welsh jazz musicians, Warren has always been interested in taking inspiration from both his Gower upbringing and his current domicile in the heart of Snowdonia. More Tails for Wales is the latest in a long line of projects that reflect this, including Duw Y Wyr (Welsh Hymns with Lleuwen Steffan from 2004) and Do Not Go Gentle (A Dylan Thomas suite from the DT100 festival of 2015).

Look Who’s Praying: Landing Mané

14/11/2017

This Jamo Jamo Arts performance reaches beyond the 1960s program of secularization (or “demystification” initially led by Sekou Touré’s socialist government in Guinea) into the regional spiritual forms that were adapted for stage performance, many of which are still performed in healing rituals in community settings.