|Royal Welsh School of Music & Drama (Photograph Kirsten McTernan)|
The Autumn season of live shows on the Royal Welsh School of Music and Drama in Cardiff consists of the WhirlWinds Pageant (14-16 October 2022), a weekend curated by Robert Aircraft, the faculty’s head of woodwind, to have a good time all issues woodwind, and listen to an unbelievable vary of devices performed in classical and jazz kinds. The competition is opened by jazz-legend Courtney Pine in live performance with pianist Zoe Rahman, with a brand new album, Spirituality, bringing the bass clarinet to the fore.
The woodwind quintet, The Orsino Ensemble, current two live shows Youth and Tradewinds in addition to a masterclass, and they’re going to even be popping up within the lobby with a sequence of Cameos performing eclectic works embracing electronics. Clarinettist Robert Aircraft will probably be performing Boulez’ Dialogue de l’ombre double combining stay efficiency with pre-recorded tracks, and Aircraft additionally joins forces with former colleagues from the BBC Nationwide Orchestra of Wales for Mozart’s Gran Partita, aspect by aspect with faculty college students.
College students and junior faculty performers will probably be giving free lobby occasions, together with the UK premiere of Nicola LeFanu’s evocative Within the Forests of the Evening alongside a Led Zeppelin traditional within the scholar saxophonists’ live performance Stairway to Heaven.
School college students will probably be becoming a member of with performers from Wells Cathedral Faculty for a lunchtime live performance, and there will probably be a massed efficiency, Neighborhood Currents (16/10/2022) bringing collectively college students from music providers, in addition to enthusiastic amateurs of all ages directed by Ceri Rees, director of the Royal Welsh School Large Band.
Full particulars from the faculty’s web site.