Monday 26 October 2009, 16:42Congratulations to Marc Rees who's won a £230,000 commission as one of the artists Taking the Lead in the run up to the London 2012 Olympics.
Friday 23 October 2009, 13:05I was thrilled to discover that Only Men Aloud - now universally referred to as the UK's favourite choir - had stormed to the top of the Classical Album chart with their second CD, Band of Brothers.
Friday 23 October 2009, 12:45The Cape Town Opera began their short UK tour with three performances at Wales Millennium Centre of Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess.
Thursday 22 October 2009, 12:48I'm looking forward this week to talking on Thursday's Radio Wales Arts Show to art historian Ceri Thomas about the work of the Glynneath artist Ken Elias.
Wednesday 14 October 2009, 11:02I'm packing a range of artistic experiences into a trip to Swansea this week. There's a concert at the Brangwyn Hall which is part of this year's Swansea Festival - BBC National Orchestra of Wales with a programme of Beethoven's Emperor Piano concerto and the Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz.
Tuesday 13 October 2009, 17:49I went to drool over some paintings I can't afford last week. It's an exhibition of recent work by Gwilym Prichard at Martin Tinney's gallery in Cardiff.
Tuesday 13 October 2009, 17:13The fifth birthday celebration season at Wales Millennium Centre started with a concert that brought together two classical music giants for the very first time in the UK.
Tuesday 13 October 2009, 16:38Last week I went to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. How grand! No, I wasn't in the huge red plush and gilt auditorium where tickets cost hundreds of pounds. I was in the smaller Linbury Studio Theatre where Music Theatre Wales were premièring their latest commissioned work, Letters of a Love Betrayed...
Monday 12 October 2009, 16:28"You don't have to be a friend of Dorothy to be a friend of Iris." That's what it says in the programme brochure for the third Iris film festival, held in two Cardiff cinemas between 7 and 10 October.
Thursday 24 September 2009, 15:50So Judith Isherwood, chief executive of Wales Millennium Centre is heading back to her native Australia. Frankly, I'm gutted.
Thursday 24 September 2009, 15:41August Bank Holiday weekend and the Mid Wales village of Berriew's annual show is not where you'd necessarily expect to find an artist.
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