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“Death and Transfiguration” receives rave reviews

10 March 2022

Death and Transfiguration, Professor Kenneth Hamilton’s new album devoted to the piano music of Franz Liszt, continues to earn accolades.

Christopher Williams presents Barmotin’s Piano Music, Vol. 2

1 March 2022

Barmotin’s Piano Music, Vol. 2, performed by Christopher Williams, has been released.

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Dr Clair Rowden appointed Vice President of Royal Musical Association

25 January 2022

Dr Clair Rowden been appointed Vice President of the Royal Musical Association (RMA), the professional body for academic musicians and musicologists in the UK.

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Max unmasked: the life and music of Peter Maxwell Davies

23 December 2021

A huge success with Unmasking Max: Peter Maxwell Davies Concert & Study Day event

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Top 5 album in the Classical Charts

16 December 2021

Kenneth Hamilton’s New Liszt Album Reaches No.5 in the Official UK Classical Charts

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A collaboration with the Utah Symphony Orchestra

13 December 2021

Professor Arlene Sierra returns from first visit to Salt Lake City as Composer-in-Association with the Utah Symphony Orchestra

Clair Rowden holding her book 'Carmen Abroad'

Outstanding Edited Collection Award for School of Music academic

15 November 2021

Carmen Abroad has won the Royal Music Association/Cambridge University Press Book Prize 2021

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Award-winning undergraduate student to perform with the Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra

11 November 2021

Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year Award 2020 winner Darcy Beck set to perform with the Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra

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Dr David Beard awarded Leverhulme Research Fellowship

1 November 2021

In support of his work on a monograph - The Music of Judith Weir

Violinist Randall Goosby posing in front of a piano with students.

Bringing black composers into the foreground

18 October 2021

Randall Goosby, champion of black musical composers, performs at St David’s Hall and meets Cardiff University students