June (39 posts)
Tuesday 16 June 2009, 16:14
Tuesday 16 June 2009, 10:51
Monday 15 June 2009, 10:28
Sunday 14 June 2009, 11:39
Russian soprano Ekaterina Scherbachenko, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2009.
After an exciting night in St David's Hall, we have a new BBC Cardiff Singer of the World!
Two sopranos, one tenor, one bass and one counter-tenor, all performing at the top of their...
Saturday 13 June 2009, 11:43
Friday night saw the St David's Hall stage strangely empty - except for the gleaming grand piano, which would be supporting the singers in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize final.
There had been a dramatic development on Friday morning. The Croatian baritone, Tomislav Lučić, who had been...
Friday 12 June 2009, 11:47
The finalists for the 2009 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition have been announced.
'Last five' are the words which best describe the Thursday night of Cardiff Singer. Not only does the audience hear the...
Thursday 11 June 2009, 11:53
There was a palpable air of excitement in St David's Hall last night - as there always is when the home competitor is scheduled to sing - and there was not a spare seat to be had in the house.
In her introduction to the evening, stage presenter Beti George, a popular fixture...
Wednesday 10 June 2009, 12:09
Monday brought another packed day of music making.
Five more singers took part in Recital Three of the Song Prize at the New Theatre in the afternoon, with a further five performing at St David's Hall in concert two in the evening.
Broadcasting got well under way, with...
Wednesday 10 June 2009, 12:08
Manx shearwaters are truly remarkable creatures, travelling millions of miles in their lifetime and living for up to 50 years, travelling from as far afield as South America to land on Bardsey Island to lay just one egg, in an underground burrow.
Wednesday 10 June 2009, 11:57
Tuesday represents a milestone during Cardiff Singer week. It's the last day of the Song Prize preliminary round, so the appreciative audience which has been attending this event will now have to find something else to do with their afternoons for the rest of the week. They have been able to enjoy Geraint...