Performers

Peter Jablonski

Award-winning Swedish pianist Peter Jablonski is internationally acclaimed for his natural fluency of playing and an extraordinarily deep knowledge of piano repertoire, which make his performances timeless and captivating. A versatile and unique artist with an extraordinary breadth of understanding and insight into the masterpieces of piano repertoire, Jablonski has been performing on major world… Read more »

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Van Morrison

Born in 1945 Van heard his Shipyard worker father’s collection of blues, country and gospel early in life. Feeding off musical greats such as Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, Muddy Waters, Mahalia Jackson and Leadbelly he was a travelling musician at 13 and singing, playing guitar and sax, in several bands, before forming Them in 1964. Making… Read more »

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Red Priest

PIERS ADAMS – recorders ADAM SUMMERHAYES – violin ANGELA EAST – cello DAVID WRIGHT – harpsichord Red Priest’s CD ‘The Baroque Bohemians’ reached No.1 in the UK Classical Specialist Chart and is the only early music group in the world to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx… Read more »

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Alfie Boe

Alfie’s exceptional voice has cemented him as Britain’s biggest-selling, most popular and best loved vocalists of his generaton. A hugely successful recording artist, last year, he reached Double Platinum status with the Christmas #1 album ‘Together’, made with great friend Michael Ball OBE. The pair returned this year with yet another No 1 album, the… Read more »

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Rough Diamonds

Rough Diamonds, a choir of 24 enthusiastic friends, have spent the past five years wowing audiences both here and abroad with their repertoire, in exquisite four-part a cappella harmony. Their eclectic repertoire is drawn from the British Isles and across the world, particularly South Africa, featuring American Shape Note and English West Gallery traditions, alongside… Read more »

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Chester Operatic Society

Chester Operatic Society celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2012 and continues to go from strength to strength, attracting members across all age ranges and from the wider local community. The Society performs a mix of stage shows, both classical opera and stage musical, together with a lively concert programme. As a Society we generally perform… Read more »

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Gwenan Gibbard

Gwenan Gibbard stands at the forefront of today’s thriving Welsh traditional music scene with her unique, contemporary arrangements of Welsh traditional music and songs.  She also specialises in the unique art of ‘Cerdd Dant’, the ancient form of singing Welsh poetry to the accompaniment of the harp and has released 4 CD’s on the the… Read more »

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Cymru: Brasil

Cymru: Brasil was established by Angharad Harrop (Wales) and Ruan de Vargas (Brazil) in 2010.       Since the company’s initial beginnings on the roof top of an apartment in Rio de Janeiro, the company has grown from strength to strength with the support of Wales Arts International, Arts Council of Wales and the Ministerio da Cultura.                                                                                                                           Following their… Read more »

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Brenig

Brenig are a three piece folk group based in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.                                                     Formed three years ago, they perform original folk and contemporary songs and a selection of Welsh tunes.                                                                                                                                                                       The songs are composed by band member Daniel Laws, who draws on his experiences growing up on a farm near Tregaron, Ceredigion.                                                                                                               Moreover Brenig tell stories of… Read more »

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