Sunday, November 24, 2019

Côr Teifi Sings

Côr Teifi return with soloists Rhiannon Ashley, Efan Williams and Steven Welch, plus the Haverfordwest Ladies Choir and full orchestra, for a varied programme under the leadership of Henry Ward, on Sunday, November 24 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Oak Hall (Neuadd y Dderwen), Rhosygilwen.  Click here for publicity flyer.

Michael Tippet – Music: a unison setting of a mystical poem by William Blake.

Hector Berlioz – L’Adieu des Bergers: from Berlioz’s oratorio “L’Enfance du Christ”.

George Holloway – Pied Beauty: UK premiere of a setting of a poem by Gerald Manley Hopkins.

Bob Chilcott – Midwinter: sung by Haverfordwest Ladies Choir, conducted by Nancy Mann.

John Tavener – The Lamb: a touching setting of William Blake’s poem for unaccompanied voices.

Hector Berlioz – Epilogue and Mystical Chorus: the closing section of Berlioz’s “L’Enfance du Christ”.

J.S. Bach – Iesu, Drud Ddifyrrwch Dynion (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring): the chorus, sung in Welsh.

J.S. Bach – Wachet Auf (Sleepers Awake): one of Bach’s most dramatic and most popular sacred cantatas.

Saturday, July 06, 2019

Mystical Music

The concert in St Mary's Church, Cardigan featured works by Tippett, Pleyel, Puccini, Verdi, Handel, Purcell, Couperin, Bartok, Vaughan Williams & Alun Rhys Williams.

Piano accompaniment by David Fisher and conducted by Alistair Auld.

Click here for full programme.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Music for Lent

The concert in St Mary's Church, Cardigan included works by Stainer, Corelli, Smith, Oxley, Goss & Alun Rhys Williams.

Organ accompaniment by Sarah-Jane Absalom and conducted by Margaret Daniel.

There was a collection for the HUTS Workshop, a charity based in Newcastle Emlyn which supports adults with mental health concerns.

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Darkness to Light

End-of-the year concert in St.Mary's Cardigan featuring the Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Accompanied by Jean Smith and conducted by the outgoing musical director Henry Ward.

Vocal solos David Child, Ben Ridler and Stephen Welch.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Rhosygilwen Schubertiade 2018

Haydn, Mozart & Beethoven - click for full programme.

Supported by Tŷ Cerdd.

Cor Teifi and orchestra conducted by Henry Ward.

The Oak Hall, Rhosygilwen, Cilgerran, Pembs. SA43 2TW.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Gala Concert in aid of Samaritans

The concert in the Oak Hall (Neuadd y Dderwen), Rhosygilwen included works by Verdi, Vaughan Williams, Gilbert & Sullivan, Tchaikovsky & Khachaturian.  Click here for full programme.


Choir directed by Henry Ward and accompanied by Jean Smith.  Stevie Smith's poems read by Georgina Ferry.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Words and Music for Lent

St Mary's Church, Cardigan SA43 1DJ

with Simon Pearce (organ)

Purcell: Funeral Sentences

Tavener: The Lamb

Wesley:  Blessed be the God and Father

Britten:  Rejoice in the Lamb

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Music for Advent

St Mary's Church, Cardigan SA43 1DJ

Bach - Vaughan Williams - Rutter - Rachmaninov

Handel - Richard Morris - Holst

Readings from Thomas Hardy, Anne Ridler.

and two seasonal hymns

Conductor    Henry Ward

Soloists        Rhiannon Ashley (soprano)

                      Stephen Welch (baritone)

Orchestra led by Helen Jefferson

Price includes refreshments after the concert

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Schubert, Brahms, and Beethoven

At Rhosygilwen Schubertiade Sunday. Supported by Tŷ Cerdd.

Schubert - Magnificat

Schubert - Symphony in B minor

Brahms - Schicksalslied

Beethoven - Romance for violin and orchestra - Molly Rowan Sharples (violin)

Beethoven - Fantasy for piano, chorus and orchestra - with Llŷr Williams (piano);

Rhiannon Ashley (soprano), Ilar Rees-Davies (mezzo), Aled Wyn Thomas (tenor), Stephen Welch (baritone)

Helen Jefferson (leader), Henry Ward (conductor)

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Eugene Onegin

The choir provided the chorus for a production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin at Rhosygilwen.

with Henry Ward (conductor)

Friday, March 31, 2017

Duruflé Requiem

St Mary's Church, Cardigan

Duruflé    Requiem

Kodály  Pange Lingua

Dvořák  Biblical Songs

Haydn  Insanae et Vanae Curae

with Simon Pearce (organ); Ilar Rees-Davies (mezzo), Gwyn Morris (baritone), Stephen Welch (baritone); Vicki Weston (cello), Henry Ward (conductor)

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Songs of Winter and Spring

St Barnabas, Drefach Felindre; and St Thomas', St Dogmaels.

A seasonal feast of words and music:

Purcell, Praetorius, Tavener, Rutter, Richard Morris, Monteverdi, John Ireland, Peter Maxwell Davies

Henry Ward (conductor)

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Haydn's Creation

at Rhosygilwen

with soloists Rhiannon Ashley (soprano), Aled Wyn Thomas (tenor), Stephen Welch (baritone).

Henry Ward (conductor)

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Rhosygilwen Opera Gala

Popular choruses, with Haverfordwest Ladies' Choir.

Nancy Mann (conductor)

Friday, April 01, 2016

Dvořák Mass in D minor

St Mary's, Cardigan

with Rhiannon Ashley (soprano), Ilar Rees-Davies (mezzo), Aled Wyn Thomas (tenor), Stephen Welch (baritone).; Catherine Burrel (organ)

Five Mystical Songs by Vaughan Williams - Gwyn Morris (baritone), Stephen Welch (baritone)

Henry Ward (conductor)

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