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Vantage Point – The Riot Ensemble – Event postponed to a future date, yet to be advised.

17/03/2020

Performed from various points throughout the concert hall, this concert of vocal chamber music revolves around Saad Haddad’s Vantage Point, and ranges from local Cardiff University composers (a world premiere from Professor Robert Fokkens and Shadow Woman by previous PhD student Blair Boyd) to Luciano Berio’s rarely performed Sequenza XIV (for solo cello) and Franco Donatoni’s Soft (for solo bass clarinet).

Isabella Leonarda 400th anniversary concert – cancelled

20/03/2020

Specialising in both secular and sacred music from c.1650-c.1790 and at the cutting-edge of the latest musicological research, they have performed a wide variety of repertoire, including the first modern performances of rediscovered baroque and early classical works by composers such as Innocenzo Fede, Sebastiano Bolis, Antonio Cossandi, Thomas Kingsley SJ, Miguel Ferreira, Antoine Selosse SJ, Niccolò Jommelli, and Giovanni Battista Costanzi. Concert activity has taken them to venues as far afield as Liverpool, Durham, Hereford, London and Rome. Their 2016 CD, The Cardinal King (Toccata Classics) was described by BBC Radio 3 Record Review as ‘consort singing second to none’. In this concert, their Cardiff debut, they mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Novara Ursuline nun and composer Isabella Leonarda in 1620, with a programme of virtuoso baroque vocal music.

Cardiff University Symphonic Winds – David Gordon – Shute director – event cancelled

26/03/2020

William Walton arr. Paul Noble:  Johannesburg Festival Overture

Philip Wilby: Dawn Flight

New piece

Percy Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy