What’s on

Cardiff University School of Music’s 2019/20 concert series begins with a concert by Head of School, Kenneth Hamilton. A UK premiere of John Casken’s Six Wooded Pieces, dedicated to Kenneth Hamilton, will feature alongside works by Ronald Stevenson, Chopin and Brahms.

16 November, 2019

Jazz at the University - Huw Warren Trio, featuring Steve Berry on bass

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

A major figure in Jazz Education, Steve is currently head of Improvisation and Jazz at the Royal Northern College of Music as well as teaching at LIPA and Chethams School of Music.

Jazz yn y Brifysgol 19/20 Triawd Huw Warren gyda Steve Berry (bas)

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Neuadd Gyngerdd Prifysgol Caerdydd

Mae Steve yn ffigwr blaengar mewn addysg jazz ac mae’n bennaeth Chwarae Byrfyfyr a Jazz yng Ngholeg y Royal Northern.  Mae’n dysgu hefyd yn LIPA ac Ysgol Gerddorol Cheethams.

17 November, 2019

Ludwig - concerto quasi una fantasia

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Neuadd Gyngerdd Prifysgol Caerdydd

Bydd y perfformiad di-dor hwn yn siwrnai trwy llawer o weithiau, ac mae’n para tua awr. Dymunwn greu naws promenâd i’r digwyddiad a all hyrwyddo profiad ffres a gwahanol i’r cyngerdd arferol. Ceir cyfle amheuthun felly i chi ymateb mewn ffordd bersonol i’r gerddoriaeth.

LUDWIG - concerto quasi una fantasia

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

The performance is continuous – a musical journey through a variety of works – and lasts approximately 60 minutes. To enable the audience to access and experience the music through a fresh approach, we would prefer, where possible, to stage the performance as a promenade event, in the round, or other alternative staging which encourages an innovative interaction with the music.

19 November, 2019

A Journey in Exile: The Lieder of Julius Burger

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Julius Burger was a gifted Viennese musician, conductor, repetiteur, and composer poised to make his mark on early 20th Century music, that is, until the rise of antisemitism and the Nazi party forever altered his life and took him on a journey in exile, across continents and cultures. It wouldn’t be until he was in his 90s that he would finally fulfil a lifelong dream of hearing his own compositions performed.

23 November, 2019

Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra with guest artist, Ilona Domnich: Strauss, Michael Csanyi-Wills and Berlioz

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra with guest artist, Ilona Domnich, under the baton of Mark Eager, present an exciting programme of well-loved works alongside a new symphony by Michael Csanyi-Wills.

29 November, 2019

Jazz at the University: Cardiff University Jazz Ensemble, plus Laura Jurd (trumpet), Huw Warren (piano)

6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Laura Jurd is a trumpet player, composer and improviser from the UK. A recipient of multiple awards and a BBC New Generation Artist from 2015-2017, Laura has developed a formidable reputation as one of the most distinctive and creative composer-performers to emerge from the UK in recent years.

Jazz yn y Brifysgol: Laura Jurd (trwmped), Huw Warren (piano)

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Neuadd Gyngerdd Prifysgol Caerdydd

Mae Laura Jurd yn drympedwr ac yn chwaraewr byrfyfyr Prydeinig. Derbyniodd sawl  gwobr a bu’n Artist ‘New Generation’ y BBC o 2015 i 2017. Datblygodd Laura i fod yn artist blaenllaw iawn ac yn  un o’r cyfansoddwyr-berfformwyr mwyaf trawiadol a chreadigol yn ystod y blynyddoedd diwethaf hyn.

30 November, 2019

Rossini - Stabat Mater: Cardiff University Symphony Chorus and Chamber Orchestra

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Llandaff Cathedral

Rossini’s Stabat Mater was acclaimed a masterpiece at its first performances in France and Italy in 1841 and it remains a piece much-loved by audiences today.

Rossini – Stabat Mater: Corws Symffonig a Cherddorfa Siambr Prifysgol Caerdydd

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eglwys Gadeiriol Llandaf

Yn ystod y perfformiadau cynharaf ohono yn ffrainc a’r Eidal yn 1841 clodforwyd Stabat Mater Rossini  fel gwaith meistrolgar ac erys yn ffefryn hyd heddiw gyda chynulleidfaoedd cerddgar.

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Previous concerts

Take a look at some of the artists we have welcomed in the past.