School of Music

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

#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

Grand Piano

Distinguished pianist performs at Cardiff University

30 September 2016

Malcolm Bilson launches the School of Music’s 2016/17 Concert Series

Members of Cardiff University Chamber Choir performing

Top 10 in the Times Good University Guide

29 September 2016

Our undergraduate music course has risen to 9th place in the annual guide

Dr Daniel Bickerton and Timothy Johnston in one of our studios

#CONNECT

21 September 2016

Dr Daniel Bickerton will conduct the world premiere performance of his new work #CONNECT at the Royal Albert Hall

Composer Martin Humphries

Adopt a Composer

13 September 2016

PhD composer Martin Humphries chosen for national scheme

Kenneth Hamilton playing piano

Conducting Conversations

24 August 2016

Professor Kenneth Hamilton previewed tracks from upcoming CD release on US classical station

Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra rehearsal

96% student satisfaction

12 August 2016

High rating from our students in the National Student Survey

Dr Sierra with summer course participants

Inspiring young composers

12 August 2016

Composition lecturer co-founds new advanced summer school for composers

Graduate Steffan Rhys Hughes competing at the 2014 National Eisteddfod

Eisteddfod hat-trick

10 August 2016

Alumnus Steffan Rhys Hughes achieved a notable hat-trick at this year’s National Eisteddfod

Gareth Olubunmi Hughes

Alumnus awarded prestigious Musician’s Medal

5 August 2016

Gareth Olubunmi Hughes received the award at this year's National Eisteddfod

Johann Sebastian Bach and the Sublime

27 July 2016

Public lecture to be delivered at the National Eisteddfod