Friday 19 – Monday 22 October: Angels and Archangels
Five concerts with Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque, VOCES8, The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments and lutenist James Bramley and friends framed a long weekend which also included our pop-up café, dance events, choral evensong and eucharist at Brecon Cathedral, together with guided walks in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
‘Rachel Podger … Britain’s finest period violinist’ (BBC Music Magazine)
Friday 19 Oct 2018 – 7.30pm
“A Guardian Angel”
- Brecon Cathedral
- Tickets: £20 (concessions £18 / under 18s free)
A programme interweaving music for violin together with choral masterpieces by composers including Thomas Tallis, J. S. Bach, Heinrich von Biber, Nicola Matteis and a new work by Owain Park.
Saturday 20 Oct 2018 – 10.00am
- Subud Hall, Canal Bank, Brecon, LD3 7HH
- Tickets: Free for those attending Tea Dance
Led by Dancing Master Peter Brock, this free two-hour workshop introduces the dances featured in the afternoon Baroque Tea Dance and provides an informal opportunity to learn from scratch or refresh dancing skills.
Saturday 20 Oct 2018 – 10.30am
Saturday 20 Oct 2018 – 1.00pm
Hannah Medlam, James Bramley and Kate Conway
- The Plough Chapel, Lion Street, Brecon, LD3 7AU
- Tickets: £10 (no concessions / u18s free)
Three outstanding young professionals bring a programme inspired by all angels heavenly, earthly and other-worldly: English devotional songs, French airs and Italian madrigals, with works by Dowland, Purcell, Monteverdi, Lambert, Marais and others.
Saturday 20 Oct 2018 – 3.00pm
Saturday 20 Oct 2018 – 7.00pm
Sunday 21 Oct 2018 – 10.30am
Sunday 21 Oct 2018 – 11.00am
Sunday 21 Oct 2018 – 7.00pm
Monday 22 Oct 2018 – 10.00am
- Llansantffraed Church, Talybont-on-Usk and surrounding area
- Tickets: £5 (limited numbers: advance booking essential, lunch not included in ticket price)
Two walks above and along the Usk Valley exploring the poetry and landscape of 17th-century poet Henry Vaughan together with a visit to Llansantffraed Church and Vaughan’s grave.