School of Music

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Professor Kenneth Hamilton recently gave the world premiere of an unpublished version for two pianos of Liszt’s Hexameron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

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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.

Some of the performers involved in this event

Coma Notes

10 November 2016

Exploring coma and consciousness through music, poetry and talks

Welsh Soldiers

Somme100Film: The Battle of the Somme

9 November 2016

Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra will be playing the score for one of the most successful British films made as part of the Somme100Film project.

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From war to peace: Music of Reconciliation and Hope

4 November 2016

On Remembrance Sunday, Cardiff University Chamber Choir will present a programme of music at the Church of St John the Baptist in a commemoration with prayer, music and readings.

Signum-Quartet

#Quartweets

3 November 2016

New residency explores musical creativity in the age of social media

#Connect Team

#CONNECT

2 November 2016

World premiere at Music for Youth PROMS

Exterior of the Hofburg Palace, Vienna

Vienna: City of Music

1 November 2016

Professor David Wyn Jones recently joined presenter Tom Service in Vienna for a special edition of BBC Radio 3’s Music Matters

Romantic Piano Conference

Romantic Eloquence at the Piano: The Vienna and Paris of Beethoven and Chopin

1 November 2016

Dr Keith Chapin was recently involved in organizing an international conference and concert series in Paris.

Graduate Steffan Rhys Hughes competing at the 2014 National Eisteddfod

Alumnus secures Bryn Terfel Scholarship with 'enchanting' performance

24 October 2016

Steffan Rhys Hughes has won the 2016 Urdd Gobaith Cymru Bryn Terfel Scholarship at a gala held in the Stiwt Theatre, Rhosllanerchrugog, Wrexham

PhD Composition student Fleur de Bray

Bringing Katerina Cavalieri to life on stage

18 October 2016

PhD student cast as principal soprano in new Amadeus production at the National Theatre

Front cover of the CD sleeve for Kenneth Hamilton's new CD

Kenneth Hamilton plays Ronald Stevenson

7 October 2016

Professor Kenneth Hamilton has recorded the first in a new series of CD releases dedicated to the piano music of composer Ronald Stevenson

Composer Richard Wagner

The extraordinary impact of Tristan and Isolde

3 October 2016

Professor Kenneth Hamilton joined Tom Service to discuss Wagner's opera on BBC Radio 3