Recent Artists since 2011

Sam Haywood

Artist Details Sam has played for us a number of times. He is a regular music partner with Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis but also a marvellous solo performer. Some of tonight’s concert featured music from his recent disc "Composers in Love” Tonight he...

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Pleyel Ensemble Horn Trio

Artist Details Laurence Davies horn, Sarah Ewins violin, Harvey Davies piano The celebrated and versatile ensemble transforms into a horn trio for a fanfare finale to the season.

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Alexander Janiczek

Artist Details Alexander Janiczek was accompanied by renowned pianist partner Llŷr Williams. North Wales' own internationally acclaimed pianist joined the Austrian virtuoso in what has been described as a "perfectly attuned duo". Llŷr has become an artist...

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Clare Hammond

Artist Details Clare had gained her Doctorate in music since her last visit and appeared at seven festivals across Europe in 2014 so this was a most welcome return by a multi-talented performer and broadcaster. Her programme included: Couperin - Selection...

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David Shaw Quartet

Artist Details David Shaw and Roman Lytwyniw violins Alex Meikle-Briggs viola Alex Talaifar cello with guest pianist Yuanfan Yang. David brought the cream of Chethams for a delightfully varied musical menu from a young but highly talented quartet. The...

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Piatti String Quartet

Artist Details Nathaniel Anderson-Frank, violins Michael Trainor, violins David Wigrams viola Jesse Ann Richardson cello The highly recommended award winners and broadcasters who, in their own words, felt that they "have risen above trophy level" Their...

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Deiniolon Silver Band

Artist Details The National Championship of Great Britain competitors and National Eisteddfod winners from Snowdonia. The National Championship of Great Britain competitors and National Eisteddfod winners from Snowdonia under the baton of Lois Eifion...

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Harriet Mackenzie

Artist Details Well-known here for her Balkan folk-based trio Kosmos, Harriet is an internationally renowned violinist. Well-known for her Balkan folk-based trio Kosmos, Harriet is an internationally renowned violinist. With Danny Driver on piano, they...

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Danny Driver

Artist Details Prom performer Danny is in great demand as a soloist, chamber and instrumental musician. Harriet and Danny's programme included Bach - Sonata for violin and continuo in G major BWV 1021, CPE Bach - Sonata BWV 1020, Brahms - Sonata in G...

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Michaela Parry

Artist Details Michaela Parry, mezzo soprano Michaela, from North Wales, was on a post-grad course at the RNCM and had already appeared in a number of operatic roles. She sang with baritone Benjamin Lewis, accompanied by Harvey Davies. Their programme...

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Benjamin Lewis

Artist Details Benjamin attended Oxford University and was also at the RNCM where he won the prestigious 2014 Cox Award and had performed at this year's Buxton Festival Opera. Benjamin sang with Michaela Parry, accompanied by Harvey Davies Their programme...

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Brian O’Kane

Artist Details Brian O'Kane, cello Samantha Ward, piano Past Muriel Lewis "Young Musician" award winner Samantha returns with globe-trotting cellist Brian for a classical celebration Their programme included: Schnittke - Piece in the old style, Beethoven -...

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