Blog posts by year and month June 2013

Posts (43)

  1. With the blessing of its author Gill Lewis, the award-winning children's novel Sky Hawk has been adapted for the stage for the very first time at Clwyd Theatr Cymru Theatre For Young People in Mold by Tim Baker.

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  2. The druids, the supposedly human-sacrificing enemy priests, struck a chill in everyone's hearts, but it was the appearance of the women, wild haired and bearing torches, that most frightened the legionaries.

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  3. Award-winning Welsh poet Jemma King is currently halfway through the launch tour of her very first collection of poetry.

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  4. What a wonderful Cardiff Singer competition this has been! This has been my third competition, and I genuinely believe that the standard of this year's competitors has been of the highest order.

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  5. Most years, the humid, cloudy skies of summer signal a downturn in musical productivity from our finest aurally-atuned minds.

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  6. For round two of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition, our colleagues from the Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera were on duty, and saw Hungarian soprano Maria Celeng lift the round trophy.

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  7. It's not often you talk to an artist about their upcoming exhibition and find out they are not yet sure what it will contain. To some this might seem an impossibly nerve-wracking work ethic, but for Abergavenny-based sculptor Sean Edwards the genesis of his pieces can only begin once he is in...

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  8. It was the summer solstice last Friday with the Sun overhead the Tropic of Cancer but it's fair to say the weather was more like autumn over the weekend.

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  9. Regular readers of this blog will be aware that I do not need much excuse to get excited about, well, pretty much anything.

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  10. From Llewellyn the Last to Owain Glyndwr, Welsh history is littered with examples of male heroes. Welsh heroines, on the other hand, are much harder to come by.

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