Cardiff Polyphonic Choir


Concerts in 2016
Saturday 16th April "Polyphony" with music by Josquin des Prez, J.S.Bach, Byrd, Brahms, Palestrina, Rheinberger, Mahler at Bethany Baptist Church, Heol Llamishen Fach, Rhwbina, Cardiff CF14 6LA
Wednesday 11th May A Spring Concert in the Company of Cardiff Polyphonic Choir in support of the South Wales Alzheimer's Society - United Reform Church, Windsor Place, Cardiff CF10 3BZ
Sunday 19th June at 2.45 pm "Summer Treats" - a Concert Party - a fun programme of music, theatre, poetry and comedy. With entertainment and refreshments (teas and cakes) provided by members of the Choir!

Saturday 16th July

Verdi Requiem - Welsh Proms - St David's Hall - Cardiff Polyphonc Choir, Cardiff Ardwyn Singers, Llandaff Cathedral Choral Society with the Orchestra of the WNO
Tuesday 19th July The Planets / The Shadows of War - Welsh Proms - St David's Hall - Cardiff Polyphonic Choir, Cardiff Ardwyn Singers and the Military Wives Choir with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Sunday 6th November A joint concert with Komitas the London based Armenian Choir - St German's Church, Adamsdown, Cardiff
Sunday 11th December Peace on Earth  - the closing event of the Christmas Tree Festival at St Augustine's Penarth


 Concerts in 2015
Saturday 25th April "Take flight for Heaven!" - a programme including Howell's Requiem, Martin's Mass for double choir, Harris's Faire is the Heaven and two works commissioned by the choir from Huw Watkins St German's Church, Adamsdown
Saturday 27th June Rutter’s ‘The Sprig of Thyme’ and George Shearing’s ‘Songs and Sonnets’ - St Martin's Church, Roath
Thursday 22 October Huw Watkins Concert - St Margaret's Church, Blackwood
Friday 20 November Duruflé Requiem - Llandaff Cathedral
Sunday 13th December Christmas Concert - St John's Church, The Hayes, Cardiff - In support of Meningitis Now


 Concerts in 2014
 Saturday 8th March Walton's Belshazzar's Feast at Guildford Cathedral with Wimbledon Choral Society
 Saturday 17th May Bach's Mass in B minor with baroque orchestra Réjouissance at Llandaff Cathedral
 Saturday 12th July John Rutter Mass of the Children - Wesley Methodist Church, Crescent Road,  Caerphilly - with Caerphilly Children's Choir
 Saturday 15th November 50th Anniversary Concert including a new composition by Huw Watkins commissioned by the Choir - Dora Stoutzker Hall
 Sunday 14th December Handel's Messiah - St David’s Hall


 Concerts in 2013
 Friday 25th January Britten's Spring Symphony - St David's Hall with the BBC NOW & National Chorus of Wales
 Friday 12th April Will Todd’s Mass in Blue - Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD
 Thursday 16th May "Great Choral Works"  including Fauré's Requiem - St David's Hall with Owain Arwel Hughes and with the Ardwyn Singers
 Saturday 22nd June "Songs and Dances" including Brahms's Liebeslieder Walzer and a recital by the outstanding young Welsh violinist Charlie Lovell Jones - St German's Church, Adamsdown
 Saturday 6th July Carmina Burana - St David's Hall - with Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra and combined choirs
 Saturday 26th - 29th October Malta tour
 Saturday 23rd November The Soul Immortal - Gabriel Jackson's Requiem - St German's Church, Adamsdown
 Sunday 15th December A Golden Christmas - Joint Concert with Ardwyn Singers to commence celebrations of both Choirs' 50th anniversary years - University Concert Hall - Corbett Road


Concerts in 2012
Friday 10th February Rachmaninov - Vespers - St Martin in the Fields, London
Friday 20th April Brahms - Ein Deutsches Requiem - Dora Stoutzker Hall - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama with Elizabeth Donovan and Andrew Ashwin
Saturday 30th June How sweet the sound  Dewi Sant, St Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff CF10 3DB
Sunday 4th November French Connections including Fauré's Requiem and Mass by Frank Martin at St German's Church, Adamsdown, Cardiff
Thursday 13th December Christmas Concert  - A Babe is Born - for Teacher Aid supporting a school in Lusaka, Zambia. All Saints Church, Heol y Felin, Rhiwbina


Concerts in 2011
Friday 15th April Berlioz's Roméo et Juliette - St David's Hall, Cardiff with BBC National Orchestra for Wales and BBC National Chorus of Wales - broadcast live on Radio 3
28th May to 1st June Tour to Rovigo, Italy
Sunday 19th June BBC Radio 4 - Sunday Service
Saturday 25th June "A New Heaven" - Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor - St Augustine's Penarth
Saturday 23rd July Rachmaninov - Vespers - Opening Concert of Budleigh Salterton Festival
Sunday 6th November "In Excelsis" with the Symphonic Brass of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in St German's Church, Adamsdown, Cardiff
Sunday 4th December Handel's - Messiah - St David's Hall, Cardiff with Florilegium
Thursday 8th December Christmas Concert in support of the Alzheimer's Society - St Catherine's Church, Pontypridd
Friday 23rd December The One Show  - BBC 1


Concerts in 2010
Friday 26th February Rachmaninov's Vespers in St Martin in the Fields - Trafalgar Square
Saturday 15th May Rachmaninov's Vespers in St Augustine's Penarth
Saturday 19th June Guests of St David's Church, Neath
Saturday 18th July St David's Hall - Welsh  Proms - Verdi's Requiem
Saturday 30th October Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle - St George's Brandon Hill,  Bristol
Sunday  5th December Carol Concert in support of Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales - St Germans Church, Adamsdown
Thursday 9th December Carol Concert in support of Cancer Research Wales - Bethany Baptist Church, Heol Llanishen Fach, Rhiwbina


Concerts in 2009
Saturday 28th March Llandaff Cathedral - Mendelssohn's Jesu, meine Freude, and Hear my Prayer;  Haydn's "Paukenmasse"; and Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances- Suite III
Thursday 2 April Lisvane Memorial Hall - Charity concert in support of Belarus humanitarian aid
Saturday 16th May Guests of St Margaret's Church, Blackwood
23rd - 26th May Tour to Bruges
Saturday 27th June Guests of St Michael's Church, Abertillery 
Sunday 19th July St David's Hall - Welsh Choral Prom - Dewi Sant by Arwel Hughes
Saturday 7th November Leominster Priory   music  with a Remembrance Theme, by Lewis, Purcell, Tavener and Lauridsen
Thursday 3rd December St Isan's Church, Llanishen - Ceremony of Carols for  Hope and Aid Direct
Sunday 6th December Christmas Carol Concert  - St Germans in Splott for Fairbridge Cymru
Sunday 13th December BBC Radio 4 - Sunday Worship at St Arvan's Church, Chepstow


Concerts in 2008
Sunday 3rd February BBC Radio 4 Morning Service, St Luke’s Canton
Saturday 1st March Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace -   St David's Day Concert with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales  and the BBC National Chorus of Wales, St David's Hall, Cardiff
Thursday 10th April BBC Radio 2 Recording for "Sunday Half Hour"
Saturday 26th April Verdi Requiem with Epworth Choir in Guildford Cathedral
Friday 9th May Fauré Requiem  Ebenezer Chapel, Charles Street, Cardiff
Friday 16th May Granados  "Cant de les estrelles"  Queen Elizabeth Hall:  Carlos Fernández Aransay 
Friday 27th June Lydney Festival - Church of St Mary,  Lydney
Saturday 19th July Elijah  Welsh Proms -  with Bryn Terfel & Rebecca Evans
Sunday 9th November Bach,  Buxtehude,  Schütz  and  Monteverdi: St Germans Church,  Cardiff
Thursday 4th December Tŷ Hafan Carol Concert -  Llandaff Cathedral
Sunday 14th December Messiah - St David's Hall, Cardiff with Elizabeth Watts, Tim Mead, Ben Johnson  and Jacques Imbrailo


Concerts in 2007
Saturday 24th March Bruckner's Mass in E Minor, plus the Welsh Premier performance of  "The Deciduous Cross" a setting of poems of R S Thomas by Paul Spicer. Llandaff Cathedral
25th May to  28th May Choir tour to Amsterdam
Sunday 24th June "Songs of Love & Life"  with Amy Pedwell (mezzo soprano): A programme of song,  including four Welsh folk songs arranged for the choir by William Mathias and Rutter's cycle of spirituals "Feel the Spirit" : University Concert Hall, Corbett Road
Friday 29th June Lydney Festival - the Church of St Mary,  Lydney
Saturday 21st July Welsh Proms -  St David's Hall, Cardiff
Saturday 27th October Festival of Anthems:  Finzi's "Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice" and Mathias's  "Let  the People Praise Thee" -  St Peter's Church,  Roath
Thursday 6th December Tŷ Hafan Carol Concert -  Llandaff Cathedral


Concerts in 2006
Sunday 9th April Brahms German Requiem with Swansea Bach Choir in the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Saturday 10th June Britten's War Requiem [Radio 3 broadcast] with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Chorus, St David's Hall, Cardiff
Friday 30th June Lydney Festival - the Church of St Mary,  Lydney - with works by Mathias, Britten, Lauridsen
Saturday 22nd July  Mozart's Requiem, Welsh Proms, St David's Hall, Cardiff with the London Mozart Players and the Ardwyn Singers
Saturday  21st October "From Palestrina to Pizzetti"  St David's RC Cathedral, Charles Street, Cardiff
Sunday 3rd December Messiah,  St David's Hall, Cardiff with Rebecca Evans,  Christopher Ainslie,  Andrew Staples,  Robert Davies and the Welsh Chamber Players
Thursday 7th December Christmas Carol concert in support of Tŷ Hafan, Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff



Concerts in 2005
Tuesday 1st March St David's Day Concert [Radio 3 broadcast], Walton's Gloria with the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales , St David's Hall
Saturday 30th April Machynlleth Tabernacle in association with the Abbeyfield Society 
Saturday 14th May Vivat Vivaldi!  Brangwyn Hall, Swansea with Swansea Bach Choir.
Saturday 16th July St David's Hall Cardiff.    Welsh PROMS   Dream of Gerontius
Saturday 21st July TOSCA:   Welsh PROMS St David's Hall, Cardiff with Bryn Terfel and Dennis O'Neill
Sunday 6 November All Saints' Church  Porthcawl -  "The Wings of a Dove" a programme of music by Mendelssohn
Saturday 26th November Cardiff Centenary Concert,  St David's Hall, Cardiff with Rebecca Evans  and Owain Arwel Hughes
Thursday 8th December Christmas carols in support of Tŷ Hafan
Saturday 17th December Messiah, Brangwyn Hall, Swansea 


   Sunday 8th December 2004

Messiah - St David's Hall, Cardiff with Emma Kirkby, William Towers, Andrew Kennedy and Christopher Dixon.   Follow this link for Guardian Review

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