27/11/2020

Image: Llandaff Cathedral Choral Society The year 2020 has been challenging for everyone, but particularly so for our choirs. Being unable to rehearse and perform together, many have had to develop new ways of keeping their choral communities alive. Llandaff Cathedral Choral Society (LCCS), along with friends from Penarth’s Cavatina Singers and Cheltenham Choral Society, have done just that by creating a unique virtual concert of original Christmas music entitled Winter Legends, Christmas Bells.   The common link between the…

17/01/2019

• Global audience of two billion watched The Kingdom Choir perform Stand By Me at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle • Now The Kingdom Choir wants local choirs to accompany them on their UK tour Children’s and youth choirs from across Cardiff are being given the opportunity to perform alongside Royal wedding gospel singers The Kingdom Choir on their UK tour. The Kingdom Choir became a household name following the stunning performance of Stand By Me…

18/12/2018

St. Edward’s Music & Arts Centre presents an Evening Concert on Tuesday, February 19. Come listen to the energetic and youthful sounds of The St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy Senior Youth Choir from Geneva, NY, USA. A retiring collection will be taken up to benefit Save the Children. St. Edward’s Music & Arts Centre presents an Evening Concert on Tuesday, February 19. Come listen to the energetic and youthful sounds of The St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy Senior Youth Choir…

07/11/2018

Llandaff Cathedral will echo the glorious sound of renaissance Venice on Saturday 17 November, when Cardiff Polyphonic Choir perform Claudio Monteverdi’s magnificent Vespers of 1610. The Choir, under its conductor David Young, will be joined by seven soloists and a host of leading players. Top brass players His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts join early music specialists Réjouissance and continuo players like David Miller. South Wales-born David will play the chitarrone – an early Italian instrument with a wonderfully deep sound….

29/03/2018

Cardiff Military Wives Choir Caerdydd is reaching out to military women in the South Wales area and inviting them to come together to sing, share and support. Families of service personnel move around frequently and it can often be tough to put down roots or make new friends, which can leave women feeling isolated. With research showing that singing in a choir can help to alleviate stress and improve aspects of mental health, this is where the Military Wives Choirs,…

22/09/2017

The heavenly voices of Llanelli’s Angelicus Celtis, ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent Semi-Finalists, will be leading an army of voices performing at St. David’s Cathedral next month (7 October 2017) Angelicus Celtis from the ranks of the international broadcast and performance voices of Wales’ Hywel Girls’ Choir & Hywel Boy Singers will unite with the Hywel Choirs, Llanelli Choral Society and Haverfordwest Male Choir for an momentous massed voice performance of “A Journey of World Music” on Saturday 7 October at…

03/07/2017

TREORCHY MALE CHOIR celebrate 70 Glorious Years of song in style with a gala concert featuring Welsh star Shân Cothi at St David’s Hall on Sunday 9 July. But hurry as only limited seats are now remaining! Starting at 5pm, the world-famous choir are conducted by their Music Director Jeffrey Howard, and will also be joined by the massed voices of Côr Meibion Pontarddulai, Pendyrus and Morriston Orpheus male choirs. Since the early 1980s, Treorchy Male Choir have performed across…

03/07/2017

WAVE goodbye to choirs as you know them…the zaniest male choral group are coming to town. Sounding as sacred as a high church choir one minute and wickedly off the wall the next, The Spooky Men’s Chorale are bringing their madcap live tour to St David’s Hall on Wednesday 12 July. The New South Walians will perform their own rib-tickling original compositions as well as madcap versions of rock standards. Since emerging from the Blue Mountains in 2001, The Spooky…

27/11/2016

CARDIFF University Symphony Chorus brings the delicate and intimate genius of Brahms to St David’s Hall on Sunday 27 November at 3pm. Often described as an ode for the living and not a mass for the dead, Johannes Brahms’ stated intention in writing his iconic German Requiem was to comfort the living. This masterpiece composed between 1865 and 1868 is a breathtaking large-scale work for chorus, orchestra and soprano and baritone soloists. It comprises seven movements which together last 65…

17/11/2016

St David’s Hall Tuesday 29 November 1pm WHAT better way is there to get in the festive spirit than with a captivating concert of Christmas carols from the Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral Choir? A warm welcome will be waiting once you’ve avoided the hectic high-street and relaxed amongst a beautiful selection of traditional carols on Tuesday 29 November at St David’s Hall from 1pm. The members of the Concert Orchestra from St John’s College are directed by Dominic Neville, James Neville…