Past concerts

23 June, 2018

Welsh Voices: New choral music from Wales, Cardiff University Contemporary Music Group

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Augustine's Church, Penarth

Works by Charlie Barber, Rhian Samuel, Guto Puw, Hilary Tann and many others representing the breadth of creative musical activity in Wales today will be performed.

21 June, 2018

Cardiff University's Gamelan Ensemble - Nogo Abang- travel to Surakarta, Indonesia

12:00 am
Cakra Homestay

During their time in Surakarta the group will receive tuition at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts, perform with professional gamelan orchestras, take part in gamelan lessons in primary schools, visit temples and attend performances by both professional and amateur gamelan orchestras. 

4 May, 2018

The Glories of Baroque and Classical Rome: Cardiff University Chamber Choir

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Augustine's Church, Penarth

In the realm of church music, eighteenth-century Rome, a cosmopolitan cultural melting pot where the shock of the new was frequently juxtaposed with the ruins of antiquity, was worlds away from being the conservative musical backwater as portrayed in many standard music histories. During the reigns of several discerning and culturally sophisticated Popes the city played host to a wealth of artistic patronage as rival cardinals competed to employ the best maestri di cappella. After the turmoil of the Napoleonic wars the careers and compositions of many of these superb maestri quickly fell into obscurity. With this concert we pay homage chiefly to the mastery of Sebastiano Bolis (c.1750-1804), maestro to Cardinal Henry Benedict Stuart at San Lorenzo in Damaso, as well as his contemporary, Maria Rosa Coccia (1759-1833), the first woman to achieve the qualification of maestra di cappella of Rome.

Gogoniannau Baroc a Chlasurol Rhufain: Côr Siambr Prifysgol Caerdydd

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Augustine's Church, Penarth

Ym maes cerddoriaeth eglwysig y ddeunawfed ganrif roedd Rhufain yn ferw gosmopolitaidd lle gwelwyd cyffro datblygiadau newydd ochr yn ochr ag adfeilion o’r gorffennol pell. Yn ystod teyrnasiaeth sawl Pab dysgedig a diwylliannol bu’r ddinas yn ganolfan i noddwyr pwysig wrth i gardinaliaid gystadlu am wasanaeth y maestri di cappella mwyaf blaengar. Ar ôl cynnwrf y rhyfeloedd Napoleonaidd anghofiwyd am gyfraniad llawer o’r meistri hyn ac yn y cyngerdd hwn cawn gyfle i dalu wrogaeth i feistroldeb Sebastiano Bolis (c.1750-1804), maestro i’r Cardinal Henry Benedict Stuart yn S Lorenzo, Damaso, ynghyd ag i Maria Rosa Coccia (1759-1833), y ferch gyntaf i gael ei hapwyntio’n maestra di cappella yn Rhufain.

3 May, 2018

CoMA Festival of Contemporary Music for all: a day of workshops and events Thursday 3 May 2018

9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Concerts, vocal and instrumental workshops using music for CoMA’s Open Score collection.

1 May, 2018

Composers Showcase

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

An evening of new works by composers and performers from Cardiff University School of Music.

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