2020 Festival

Brecon Baroque Festival 2020

Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque together for Bach From Brecon

Join us Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October 2020

Brecon Baroque Festival will go online this year. Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque will be together to film material in Brecon Cathedral during August, ready for digital premieres October 23 to 25, and for a period online thereafter. Full details of the programme and how to view will be announced during August.

Gwyl Baroc Aberhonddu 2020

Rachel Podger a Baroc Aberhonddu yn ymuno dros Bach o Aberhonddu

Ymunwch a ni Gwener 23 – Sul 25 Hydref 2020

Mae Gwyl Baroc Aberhonddu am fod arlein eleni. Bydd Rachel Podger a Baroc Aberhonddu yn ymuno i ffilmio defnydd yn Eglwys Gadeiriol Aberhonddu yn ystod mis Awst, ar gyfer premieres digydol Hydref 23-25, a chyfnod arlein ar ol hynny. Cyhoeddwn manylion y rhaglen a sut i’w gwylio arlein yn ystod mis Awst.

Bach From Brecon

At the heart of the online festival will be a specially made film, premiering a new arrangement of Bach’s Goldberg Variations for nine instruments. The arrangement has been commissioned for the festival from Chad Kelly, the mesmerising director, keyboardist and arranger who appeared for the first time at the festival in 2019.

There will also be looks behind the scenes at the Goldberg project preparation and rehearsal with members of Brecon Baroque, a solo Bach recital from Rachel and an online talk event with Rachel and Chad.

Brecon Baroque: Festival Futures Fund

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At the 2019 Brecon Baroque Festival, Rachel Podger, Brecon Baroque and guest artists gathered for a long weekend exploring Bohemia’s rich musical heritage including choral, chamber and orchestral works by Biber, Zelenka, Muffat and Mozart.

Read The Guardian’s review at https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/oct/27/brecon-baroque-festival-review-a-lively-tour-through-bohemia.

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