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Requiem Reflections Concert September 2018 - Festival Community Chorus in partnership with Welsh National Opera and NEW Sinfonia

North Wales International Music Festival

Gŵyl Gerdd Ryngwladol Gogledd Cymru

Theme - 'Mother Earth'

14 - 28 September 2019

St Asaph Cathedral


Box Office

Book online for all concerts here

Theatr Clwyd - Raikes Lane, Mold, CH7 1YA

01352 701521 / 01352 344101

Open Monday - Saturday from 10.00 - 18.00

There is no booking fee just a postage cost of £1.50 per transaction (no charge if you print your own tickets)

Tickets are also available in person from Cathedral Frames - 28 High Street, St Asaph, LL17 0RD – 01745 582929

Open Tuesday – Friday 10.00 - 16.30


2019 Festival - Full List of Events

To view this year's bilingual leaflet please click here


Saturday 14th September, 7pm

Opening Concert with Only Boys Aloud, Doniau Cudd (Hidden Talents) from Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias, the Llangollen International Voice of the Future 2019 and pianist Luke Jones


Thursday 19th September

10am - Schools/Childrens concert with Live Music Now Cymru musicians (free)

11.30am - Tots Concert with Live Music Now Cymru musicians (free)

7pm - Yu Kosuge (piano) 


Friday 20th September

10.30am - Piano Masterclass with Yu Kosuge (Please contact Caroline on 07919 621933 / if you would like to participate). Tickets £5 for audience (on the door)

7pm - The Gesualdo Six (vocal consort)


Saturday 21st September

Robat Arwyn, Côr Cytgan Clwyd, Côr Rhuthun, Ysgol Pen Barras & Indigo Performing Arts Academy

3pm - Matinee performance

7pm - Evening performance


Sunday 22nd September

10.30am - 4.30pm - Instrumental workshop for our Elemental Project for students of all standards, from beginners upwards, with NEW Sinfonia. Please email if you would like to participate. Venue - Ysgol Brynhyfryd

7pm - William Mathias - Family and Friends. Rhiannon Mathias and Paul Mealor discuss the life and music of William Mathias to celebrate his 85th anniversary. Featuring works by Mathias and music that he loved from composers including Mozart, Debussy, and Gershwin. Performances by Elinor Bennett (harp) and Iwan Llewelyn-Jones (piano)


Wednesday 25th September

11.30am - 3pm - Education Project 'Ffaldiroldiro - The Seasons' - presentation of the work from our cross-curricular project based on folk songs - melding music, art and literature


Thursday 26th September

7pm - Orchestral Concert with NEW Sinfonia & mezzo-soprano Rebecca Afonwy-Jones - Elgar's Sea Pictures, Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 'Pastorale' and Jonathan Guy's Elemental, with the instrumental project students


Friday 27th September

11am - Chamber Music Concert with Ensemble Cymru, Welsh National Opera soprano Samantha Hay and guest artists to mark National Chamber Music Day and the Love Schubert Campaign

7pm - Folk Night with Awen Celtica: Arfon Gwilyn, Sioned Webb and Siân James & Vrï: Jordan Price Williams, Patrick Rimes and Aneirin Jones


Saturday 28th September

Camau Cerdd / Musical Steps

Stimulating music classes for babies – 7 year olds, in association with Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias

10.30 – 11.15   Babies – 3 year olds

11.30 – 12.15   4 – 7 year olds

7pm - Festival Community Chorus, in association with Welsh National Opera, with NEW Sinfonia, Welsh National Opera’s Youth Opera North Wales & Kana Chamber Choir. WNO soloists - Samantha Hay (Soprano), Rhodri Prys Jones (Tenor) & Roland Wood (Baritone)



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Cadeirlan Llanelwy
St Asaph Cathedral

From Chester:
Take the A55 towards Conwy
Leave A55 at Junction 27A (A525 Denbigh)
Continue on Chester Street into St Asaph
The Cathedral is visible from the mini roundabout at the top if Chester Street.

Pay and display car park: take FIRST exit from the mini roundabout and then first RIGHT.

From Rhyl: Take the A525 Vale Road out of Rhy and follow the signs for St Asaph (Llanelwy)

From Conwy: Take the A55 towards Chester and exit at Junction 27

Continue on the A525 (The Roe) into St Asaph
Turn LEFT at the next roundabout going over the bridge and onto the High Street
The Cathedral can be seen on the RIGHT at the top of the High Street
Take the THIRD exit from the mini roundabout and then the first RIGHT for the pay and display car park.