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Yu Kosuge
Thursday 19 Dydd Iau

Yu Kosuge

Japanese classical pianist Yu Kosuge has become one of the world’s most noted pianists of her generation. Yu will perform pieces reflecting ‘Water’ and ‘Wind’ from her ‘Four Elements’ cycle, including the Venetian Gondola Songs from Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words, Janáček’s In the Mists, Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Op. 31 no. 2 ‘The Tempest’ and pieces by Debussy, Ravel, Wagner and Liszt.


From Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words

Op.30 No.6 in F sharp minor (Venetian Gondola Song No.2)
Op.62 No.5 in A minor (Venetian Gondola Song No.3)
Op.19 No.6 in G minor (Venetian Gondola Song No.1)

Janáček: In the mists

Beethoven: Piano Sonata Op. 31 no. 2 “The Tempest”

Debussy: from Preludes I
No.2 "Voiles"
No.3 "Le vent dans la plaine"
No.4 "Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir"
No.7 "Ce qu'a vu le vent d'Ouest"
No.10 "La Cathédrale engloutie"
Ravel: Jeux d’eau
Liszt: Les jeux d’eau a la Villa d’Este from “Années de pèlerinage III” S.163-4 8.02
Wagner (transcribed Liszt): Isoldes Liebestod from “Tristan und Isolde”

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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.