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Doctor Arlene Sierra and performers

Piano music premieres and BBC broadcast for Doctor Arlene Sierra

12 April 2017

Piano compositions by Dr. Arlene Sierra are receiving numerous international performances.

Professor Kenneth Hamilton acknowledging audience applause

Head of School delivers Liszt world premiere

23 March 2017

Professor Kenneth Hamilton recently gave the world premiere of an unpublished version for two pianos of Liszt’s Hexameron

Crowd at festival

Spotlight on festivals

17 March 2017

Cardiff University events asks if festivals are big business or memories for a lifetime

First page of Janáček’s From the House of the Dead.

Janáček’s final opera to be performed in an authentic version for the first time

20 February 2017

Welsh National Opera’s new season announcement includes premiere of Janáček’s From the House of the Dead

Dr Pedro Faria Gomes, Ziazan Horrocks-Hopayian and Anna Bastow rehearse Evening at LSO St Luke's

Composition lecturer enjoys London premiere

17 February 2017

Evening was commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra and composed for soprano and viola.

Brass section, Symphony Orchestra

Strategic partnership leads to orchestra’s first trip to China

10 February 2017

An orchestra from the School of Music travels to China this month to perform alongside students from the College of Arts of Xiamen University.

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Steffan Hughes joins Only Men Aloud

9 December 2016

The School of Music alumnus will be the male choir's newest tenor.

Piano and sheet

Peter Reynolds Composer Studio

8 December 2016

The studio will be run under the artistic direction of festival founder and composer John Metcalf and Dr Robert Fokkens.

Paul

Association of Anglican Musicians elects Alumnus

6 December 2016

Dr. Paul Ellison was elected as Vice President of the Association of Anglican Musicians.

chamber choir xiamen

‘A Glimpse of China’ with sounds of Cardiff

22 November 2016

Cardiff University Chamber Choir opened a concert celebrating a partnership agreement made between Xiamen and Cardiff Universities.