School of Music

Andy Wareham RWCMD Cory Composition Prize

Music alumnus wins 2017 RWCMD/Cory Composition Prize

23 May 2017

Composition inspired by Tarot Cards scoops top prize

Cardiff University Music Building

Another rise in the league tables for Music at Cardiff

17 May 2017

Music at Cardiff has risen 2 places in the Guardian league tables

Musicians in front of piano St David's Hall Cardiff

Cardiff hosts piano recital from Guangzhou, China

11 May 2017

Pianists from Guangzhou perform compositions inspired by Chinese characters

Carmen Georges Bizet

Cardiff to host Carmen Singer of the World Conference

8 May 2017

International experts on Bizet’s Carmen will gather in Cardiff

Professor Kenneth Gloag (1960-2017)

2 May 2017

It is with deep sadness that the School of Music announces the death, on 28 April 2017, of Professor Kenneth Gloag.

Claret String Quartet from Cardiff University School of Music

Music Students Perform Charity Concert

24 April 2017

Students from the School of Music perform interactive concert for primary school children.

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Professor Kenneth Hamilton recently gave the world premiere of an unpublished version for two pianos of Liszt’s Hexameron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

Steffan

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.

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.

poppies

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