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30 January, 2018

Contemporary Voices: Minguet Quartet

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

The Quartet takes its name from Pablo Minguet, a Spanish philosopher of the 18th century who attempted, in his writings, to facilitate access to the fine arts for all sectors of the population – and this idea is one of the Quartet’s chief artistic concerns. To that end, the Quartet offers us a taste of the new and well-loved in this beautifully constructed programme.

Pedwarawd Minguet

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Ffurfiwyd Pedwarawd Minguet yn 1988 ac ers hynny daeth yn un o’r pedwarawdau sydd a galw mawr amdano’n rhyngwladol. Mae’n rhoi perfformiadau gwadd yn neuaddau cyngerdd pwysicaf y byd. Mae dehongliadau deallus a brwdfrydig y Pedwarawd yn ennyn diddordeb mawr eu cynulleidfoaedd -– ‘for the joy in sound and expression with which the ensemble makes the works speak enlivens even the smallest detail’. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

2 February, 2018

Musical Masterpieces: Inc. Chopin Sonata no. 2 Kenneth Hamilton (piano)

1:05 pm - 2:00 pm
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

Kenneth Hamilton returns to the Reardon Smith with his inimitable presentation of music and words, performing works by Chopin and related composers.

6 February, 2018

International Piano Series: Jennifer Ku

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Jennifer Ku is the first Taiwanese pianist to receive two PhD’s. The first from Russia and the second in the United States. Professor Ku has given performances in China, Russia, Italy, Switzerland, France and Canada and performed with the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra and at the prestigious Carnegie Hall.

13 February, 2018

Contemporary Voices: OENM

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Österreichisches Ensemble für neue Musik (OENM) has been promoting the performance of new music since its creation over thirty-five years ago. During this time, the ensemble has built an international reputation as one of the leading ensembles in the field of contemporary music. In addition to performances throughout the world, OENM regularly performs at the Salzburg and Bregenz Festivals.

Lleisiau cyfoes: OENM

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Mae Österreichisches Ensemble für neue Musik (OENM) wedi bod yn hyrwyddo cerddoriaeth newydd ers ei ddechreuad dros bymtheng mlynedd ar hugain yn ôl, Yn ystod y cyfnod hwn mae’r ensemble wedi ennill clod rhyngwladol fel un o’r grwpiau mwyaf blaengar ym maes cerddoriaeth gyfoes. Yn ychwanegol at berfformio ar draws y byd mae OENM yn cael croeso’n rheolaidd yng Ngwyliau Salzburg a Bregenz.

17 February, 2018

Jazz at the University: Quercus

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Quercus brings together three of the UK’s most creative, multi award winning musicians to create exquisite chamber music that weaves together the essence of folk and jazz. Drawing on their life’s work including original compositions, traditional folk songs and reclaimed standards, Quercus subtly colours each song to create a magical atmosphere.

Jazz yn y Brifysgol: Quercus

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

Daw ynghyd heno dri cherddor gwerin a jazz mwyaf enwog y DU i gyflwyno cerddoriaeth siambr telynegol a llesmeiriol. Mae Quercus yn bartneriaeth creadigol sydd wedi cael gwobrau di-ri. Maent yn feistri ar weu ynghyd elfennau gwerin a jazz. Mae profiad gydol oes ganddynt mewn cyfansoddi gwreiddiol ac adfer caneuoun gwerin traddodiadol, a’r oll wedi eu cyflwyno mewn dull newydd llawn awyrgylch rhiniol.

20 February, 2018

Contemporary Voices: Endymion

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

‘The brilliant Endymion’ Sunday Times exists to deliver world-class performances of chamber music throughout the UK and abroad. It nurtures the UK’s most dynamic and original composers, inspires audiences and champions mixed chamber music of all genres through performance, commissioning, recording and promotion.

Lleisiau cyfoes: Ensemble Endymion

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cardiff University Concert Hall

The brilliant Endymion’ meddai’r Sunday Times. Ac mae’r Endymion yn ensemble sy’n cyflwyno perfformiadau siambr o safon rhyngwladol trwy’r DU. Mae’n hyrwyddo gwaith y cyfansoddwyr mwyaf bywiog a gwreiddiol, yn ysbrydoli cynulleidfaoedd ac yn pleidio achos ystod o gerddoriaeth siambr ym mhob dull trwy eu perfformiadau, eu comisiynau a’u recordiadau. Nid yw heno’n eithriad i reol yr Endymion! Ceir gweithiau cyfoes ochr yn ochr â pherfformiad o Bumawd Clarinet enwog Mozart sydd wedi ei raglennu gyda K gan Philip Venables, darn a gyfansoddwyd fel preliwd i’r Mozart.

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