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NEW Sinfonia Presents: Miwsig Cymru

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

An external event with NEW Sinfonia

In honour of Dydd Miwsig Cymru our latest lunchtime chamber concert, with harpist Bethan Griffiths and soprano Kathy Macaulay, will feature an array of Welsh composers and springtime spectaculars!

Join us at Tŷ Pawb to hear musical treasures including Dilys Elwyn-Edwards’ stunning Songs of the Seasons, John Thomas’ joyful Spring, Gareth Glyn’s Erddigan, and Morfydd Owen’s soul-stirring Sinner’s Prayer. Our Welsh composers will be joined in concert by an array of treasured classics by Richard Strauss and Mozart.

The concert is free to attend with donations gratefully received.

Bethan Griffiths

Bethan is an award winning harpist based in North Wales and London. She gained a First Class Honours Degree from the Royal College of Music in 2017, studying with internationally renowned harpist Ieuan Jones. She returned to the RCM for postgraduate studies as an Ashley Family Foundation Scholar and recently graduated with a Master of Performance with Distinction. Bethan has performed with many orchestras across the UK including City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, NEW Sinfonia and Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra. Having gained her ABRSM performance diplomas in both harp and piano she has since performed in venues across the UK, Europe and the USA both as a soloist and as part of a variety of ensembles. Some of the highlights include performances for HRH The Prince of Wales and making her solo debut in the USA performing in Washington DC, Maryland and live on WCVE National Public Radio, Richmond.

Kathy Macaulay

Kathy is a Welsh soprano, who made her professional opera debut in 2021 at Buxton International Festival as the lead role in Jonathan Dove’s ‘The Enchanted Pig’. Last October she made her Welsh National Opera debut in Shostakovich’s Cherry Town as part of the Young Company where she covered the role of Lucy. She recently graduated from the University of Manchester with a First-Class Honours degree where she studied voice with Catherine Mikic and received the Procter-Gregg Prize for best third year recital and the Hargreaves Prize for Academic Achievement for gaining the highest overall average. Kathy recently performed as the guest soloist in the Orchestra of Chapel Square’s New Year Concert and sung Berlioz’s ‘Le nuit d’été’ with the University of Manchester Symphony Orchestra.


February 4
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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