672 posts about Music on this blog
Friday 27 September 2013, 16:38
This weekend sees the BBC National Orchestra of Wales make its first 2013/14 season journey north, for concerts at St Asaph Cathedral, and also in Newtown.
Thursday 26 September 2013, 16:08
I can't explain this volte face. I've clearly been wrong. So wrong. Like a fairy tale emperor Richard Nixon. Of Welsh music.
Thursday 26 September 2013, 10:40
December will wear around fast enough, making this an apt time to remind aspiring composers that the Composition: Wales deadline will soon be here.
Monday 23 September 2013, 17:34
This year I was privileged to hear the American Escher Quartet's recital at the Gregynog Festival.
Monday 23 September 2013, 16:17
A festival in my Mecca had better tread carefully. These beautifully tended borders contain more than rhododendrons and lilies.
Wednesday 18 September 2013, 17:09
I spent most of my weekend in one of my favourite places on the planet – Portmeirion in Gwynedd – for Festival No. 6.
Monday 16 September 2013, 17:27
This season, between September to December, we will be embarking upon a new study entitled Americana.
Friday 13 September 2013, 14:28
From this week, the BBC is embarking on a celebration of cinema music.
Tuesday 10 September 2013, 15:59
Charlotte Church's current EP - Three - is a couple of universes away from the music that made her an international star.
Monday 9 September 2013, 16:41
The 2012/2013 season was an incredibly successful one for us here at the BBC National Orchestra of Wales HQ.
Monday 9 September 2013, 15:50
This week's show may only be two hours long but it's still dense with superlative music of Welsh origin.
Friday 6 September 2013, 09:01
Huw Stephens has been at a whole pile of festivals this summer and shared some of his highlights with us.
Thursday 5 September 2013, 13:00
These days we're so used to TV talent shows - the X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and the like - that we tend to forget talent contests from the past.
Thursday 5 September 2013, 11:36
It's been a busy summer for Welsh bands and the BBC Introducing stage has once again seen us send representatives from Wales to the biggest events.
Tuesday 3 September 2013, 14:19
This season Welsh National Opera will perform Donizetti's three Tudor operas, Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Roberto Devereux - the first time they have ever been staged together in the UK.
Friday 30 August 2013, 11:31
As inaugural events go, the 2012 Festival Number 6 in Portmeirion couldn't really have gone any more swimmingly.
Thursday 29 August 2013, 12:34
It may be an unsettling title for a production, but something about Stalking John Barrowman seems to have captured the public imagination, as each of its premiere shows in Cardiff this week will play to a sell-out audience.
Tuesday 27 August 2013, 12:53
This week's show is a quick forage through some of my frazzled recollections of a week spent compering and DJing at last weekend's marvellous Green Man Festival.
Thursday 22 August 2013, 11:46
I went to Green Man Festival, DJ'd and compered the Walled Garden stage and I went and made a radio show too.
Friday 9 August 2013, 12:22
This week, we preview some of the sonic wonders on offer at this week's Eisteddfod in Denbigh.
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