Rhyl Music Club

North Wales International Concert Series 2017-18  


7.30 pm October 4th

Carducci Quartet

The celebrated 2016 Royal Philharmonic Society Award winners bring quartet playing of the highest order as they return for our 70th anniversary concert.

  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet op.80
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet no.4
  • Beethoven: String Quartet op.132

more Carducci Quartet …

7.30 yh Tachwedd 15fed

Pedwarawd Carducci

Mae enillwyr Gwobr y Gymdeithas Frenhinol Ffilharmonig 2016 yn cynnig perfformiad pedwarawd o’r radd flaenaf wrth iddyn nhw ddychwelyd ar gyfer ein cyngerdd i ddathlu 70 o flynyddoedd.

  • Mendelssohn: Pedwarawd Llinynnol op.80
  • Shostakovich: Pedwarawd Llinynnol rhif. 4
  • Beethoven: Pedwarawd Llinynnol op.132

mwy o Carducci

7.30 pm October 18th

Sam Haywood – piano

Sam is a regular partner of the acclaimed cellist Steven Isserlis and American violinist Joshua Bell.

He studied both at the Universitat fur Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna and at the Royal Academy of Music.

He also composes and is regularly involved in family concerts, workshops and master classes in addition to taking part in a wide varety of non-musical interests.

  • Beethoven: Sonata Op 10 No 3 in D major
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Preludes Op 23 Nos 4 and 5
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso
  • Robert Schumann: Papillons Op 2
  • Ravel: Sonatine
  • Sam Haywood: The Other Side
  • Frederic Chopin: Polonaise No 5 in F sharp minor Op 44

more Sam …

7.30 yh Hydref y 18fed

Sam Haywood – piano

Mae Sam yn chwarae ar y cyd â’r sielydd cymeradwy Steven Isserlis a’r fiolinydd Americanaidd Joshua Bell yn rheolaidd.

Bu iddo astudio yn Universität fur Musik und darstellende Kunst yn Vienna a’r Academi Gerddoriaeth Frenhinol.

Mae hefyd yn cyfansoddi ac yn cymryd rhan mewn cyngherddau teuluol, gweithdai a dosbarthiadau meistri yn rheolaidd yn ogystal â chymryd rhan mewn ystod eang o weithgareddau sydd ddim yn ymwneud â cherddoriaeth.

  • Beethoven: Sonata Op 10 Rhif 3 mewn D fwyaf
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhagarweiniad Op 23 Rhifau 4 a 5
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso
  • Robert Schumann: Papillons Op 2
  • Ravel: Sonatine
  • Sam Haywood: The Other Side
  • Frederic Chopin: Polonaise Rhif 5 mewn F llonnod leiaf Op 44

mwy o Sam

7.30 pm November 1st

Kathryn Williams – flute, Elinor Nicholson – harp

 The recent RNCM graduates team up as a fine musical combination. Kathryn returns to the club and with a greatly increased experience of orchestral performance, concertos, ensembles, music in hospitals for children and more.

Elinor recently completed her Masters degree at RNCM where she was also in the Gold Medal competition.

This concert has been organised in conjunction with Live Music Now, whose artists are not only highly accomplished musicians but are specially trained to take music out into the community for those who are unable to get to the concert hall.

  • Charles Rochester Young: The Lark
  • JS Bach: Sonata G minor BWV 1020
  • Bernard Andres: Narthex
  • Arvo Part: Spiegel im Spiegel for alto flute and harp
  • Claude Debussy: Syrinx
  • Emily Hall: Join
  • Toru Takemitsu: Toward The Sea III for alto flute and harp
  • Marilyn Bliss: Blue Dawn
  • Giulio Briccialdi: Carnival of Venice

more Kathryn … more Elinor…

7.30 yh Tachwedd 1af

Kathryn Williams – ffliwt, Elinor Nicholson – telyn

Mae’r graddedigion diweddar o Goleg Cerdd Brenhinol ym Manceinion (RNCM) yn perfformio ar y cyd  fel cyfuniad cerddorol arbennig.

Mae Kathryn yn dychwelyd i’r clwb gyda phrofiad mwy sylweddol fyth o berfformiadau cerddorfa, concerti, ensembles, cerddoriaeth mewn ysbytai i blant a mwy.

Bu i Elinor gwblhau ei gradd Meistr yn RNCM yn ddiweddar ac roedd hi yn y gystadleuaeth Medal Aur yno hefyd.

Mae’r cyngerdd wedi ei drefnu ar y cyd â Live Music Now, sydd gydag artistiaid sy’n gerddorion hynod gymeradwy ond maen nhw hefyd wedi eu hyfforddi’n arbennig i berfformio cerddoriaeth yn y gymuned i’r rheiny sy’n methu â dod i’r neuadd gyngherddau.

  • Charles Rochester Young: The Lark
  • JS Bach: Sonata G leiaf BWV 1020
  • Bernard Andres: Narthex
  • Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel ar gyfer ffliwt a thelyn alto.
  • Claude Debussy: Syrinx
  • Emily Hall: Join
  • Toru Takemitsu: Toward The Sea III ar gyfer ffliwt a thelyn alto.
  • Marilyn Bliss: Blue Dawn
  • Giulio Briccialdi: Carnival of Venice

mwy o Kathryn … mwy o Elinor…

7.30 pm November 15th

Joo Yeon Sir – violin, Irena Andrievsky – piano

By popular demand, the Karl Jenkins Classical Music Award violinist again joins her Russian-born colleague, their last recital here having made an immense impression. They have performed together for many years and it shows; Irina’s husband Felix was Joo Yeon’s teacher and he also taught many others including Edward Dusinberre of the Takács Quartet.

2017 highlights for Joo Yeon include the Deutsche Grammophon CD and world premiere of Sir Karl Jenkins’ “Cantata Memoria – For the Children”, and her solo CD ‘Suites & Fantasies’ with Irina.

Please note their change of programme:

  • J.S.Bach – Felix Mendelssohn: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV1004 arranged for violin and piano
  • Bela Bartok: Rhapsody No.1 for violin and piano Pancho Vladigerov: Bulgarian Rhapsody “Vardar” for violin and piano
  • Edvard Grieg: Sonata No.2 in G major for violin and piano, Op.13
  • Igor Stravinsky: Divertimento after “Fairy’s Kiss”

more Joo Yeon … more Irena …

7.30 yh Tachwedd 15fed

Joo Yeon Sir – ffidil, Irena Andrievsky – piano

Ar gais y cyhoedd, mae fiolinydd Gwobr Cerddoriaeth Clasurol Karl Jenkins yn dychwelyd i ymuno gyda’i chydweithiwr o Rwsia. Roedd eu perfformiad diwethaf yma yn llwyddiant ysgubol. Maen nhw wedi perfformio gyda’i gilydd ers blynyddoedd lawer ac mae hynny’n amlwg. Roedd Felix gŵr Irina yn athro ar Joo Yeon a bu iddo hefyd ddysgu llawer o gerddorion eraill fel Edward Dusinberre o’r Pedwarawd Takács.

Ymysg uchafbwyntiau 2017 Joo Yeon mae’r CD Deutsche Grammophon a pherfformiad cyntaf y byd o “Cantata Memoria – For the Children” gan Syr Karl Jenkins, a’i CD unigol ‘Suites & Fantasies’ gydag Irina.

Sylwch y newid yn y drefn:

  • J.S.Bach – Felix Mendelssohn: Chaconne o Partita Rhif. 2 mewn D leiaf BWV1004 wedi ei drefnu ar gyfer ffidil a phiano
  • Bela Bartok: Rhapsody Rhif.1 ar gyfer ffidil a phiano Pancho Vladigerov: Bulgarian Rhapsody “Vardar” ar gyfer ffidil a phiano.
  • Edvard Grieg: Sonata Rhif.2 mewn G fwyaf ar gyfer ffidil a phiano, Op.13
  • Igor Stravinsky: Divertimento ar ôl “Fairy’s Kiss”

mwy o Joo Yeon … mwy o Irena …

7.30 pm November 29th

Young Musicians Concert

Providing a platform for some of the latest and most gifted young talent from across North Wales as they aspire to follow careers in music.

Over the years some remarkable youngsters have graced our evenings. Llŷr Williams is a pre-eminent example.

This year we welcome Mariel Havard Griffiths, harp, Louie McIver, violin and Lewis Morrin, piano. Ellis Thomas (see next concert) will act as accompanist to Fu Doble, soprano, Ynyr Pritchard, viola, Gwydion Rees, cello, and Callum Thomas, cello.

This concert is supported by Innogy Renewables UK Ltd via Rhyl Community Partnership

7.30 yh Tachwedd 29ain

Cyngerdd Cerddorion Ifanc

Digwyddiad sy’n cynnig llwyfan i rai o’r cerddorion talentog diweddaraf a mwyaf dawnus o bob cwr o Ogledd Cymru wrth iddyn nhw geisio dilyn gyrfaoedd yn y byd cerddoriaeth.

Dros y blynyddoedd bu i gerddorion ifanc rhyfeddol gamu ar ein llwyfan i’n diddori.  Mae Llŷr Williams yn enghraifft rhagorol.

Eleni, croeso i Mariel Havard Griffiths, telyn, Louie McIver, ffidil a Lewis Marron, piano. Hefyd bydd Ellis Thomas (gwelwch y cyngerdd nesaf) yn cyfeilio i Fu Doble, soprano, Gwydion Rees, cello, Ynyr Pritchard viola a Callum Thomas, cello

7.30 pm December 13th

Welsh Chamber Orchestra, Artistic Director, Anthony Hose

Soloists: Jeremy Huw Williams baritone, Ellis Thomas piano

Anthony has a long connection to our club. Tonight he brings with him both a well established singer and a rising young, and “local”, pianist whose musical career we are following with great interest.

Programme: Divertimento in F major, K138   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Dark Island    Grace Williams
Prologue

Piano Concerto in D Minor BWV 1052     Johann Sebastian Bach

‘The Soul’s Expression’    Eleanor Alberga

Hobed o Hilion    William Mathias

Capriol Suite   Peter Warlock

more WCO … more Jeremy Huw …

This concert is sponsored by:

7.30 yh Rhagfyr 13eg

Cerddorfa Siambr Cymru, Cyfarwyddwr Artistig, Anthony Hose

Unawdwyr: Jeremy Huw Williams bariton Ellis Thomas piano

Mae gan Anthony gysylltiad ers amser maith gyda’n clwb. Heno mi fydd yng nghwmni canwr sydd wedi hen ennill ei blwyf a phianydd “lleol” ifanc ar ei gynnydd ac ydym yn ymddiddori yno ef a’i yrfa cerddorol.

Ymysg y perfformiadau bydd:  Divertimento in F major, K138   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Dark Island    Grace Williams
Prologue

Piano Concerto in D Minor BWV 1052     Johann Sebastian Bach

‘The Soul’s Expression’    Eleanor Alberga

Hobed o Hilion    William Mathias

Capriol Suite   Peter Warlock

Caiff y cyngerdd ei noddi gan Barc Pendine

mwy o WCO … mwy o Jeremy Huw …

7.30 pm January 10th

Dinara Klinton piano

Last season’s great find, the outstanding Ukrainian pianist has been performing in Europe and the USA under the “András Schiff Presents” banner.

We re-booked her immediately!

The Liszt means that we will have heard more than half of the Transcendentals in her two concerts.

  • Bach-Busoni: Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
  • Medtner: Sonata in B flat major “Sonata Romantica”, Op 53 No 1
  • Beethoven: Sonata No 28 in A, op. 101
  • Liszt: Transcendental Etudes nos 8-9

more …

7.30 yh Ionawr y 10fed

Dinara Klinton piano

Darganfyddiad gwych y tymor diwethaf, bu’r pianydd rhagorol Wcrainaidd yn perfformio yn Ewrop a’r Unol Daleithiau o dan y faner “András Schiff Presents”. Bu inni drefnu iddi berfformio eto yn syth bin! Mae’r Liszt yn golygu ein bod ni wedi clywed dros hanner y Trosgynolion yn ei dwy gyngerdd.

  • Bach-Busoni: Rhagarweiniad a Ffiwg mewn D fwyaf, BWV 532
  • Medtner: Sonata mewn B meddalnod fwyaf “Sonata Romantica”, Op 53 Rhif 1
  • Beethoven: Sonata Rhif 28 mewn A, op. 101
  • Liszt: Transcendental Etudes rhifau 8-9

mwy …

7.30 pm January 24th

The McLachlan family

Rose, Matthew, Callum and Murray demonstrate their pianistic prowess in transcriptions of four of Mozart’s piano concertos and Elizaveta Saul brings her quartet with three ex-Chetham’s students who performed the Schumann Quintet recently.

We as a club offer them an unusual opportunity while they give us fantastic music.

  • W.A.Mozart: piano concertos 9, 12, 13, 14

more McLachlan … more Chetham’s …

7.30 yh Ionawr y 24ain

Y Teulu McLachlan

Aiff Rose, Matthew, Callum a Murray ati i ddangos eu medrau pianistig gyda thrawsgrifiadau o bedwar concerti piano Mozart ac mae Elizaveta Saul yn dod a’i phedwarawd gyda thri cyn-fyfyrwyr o Chetham wnaeth berfformio’r Pumawd Schumann yn ddiweddar.

Rydym ni fel clwb yn cynnig cyfle unigryw iddyn nhw tra’u bod nhw yn perfformio cerddoriaeth arbennig inni.

  • W.A.Mozart: concerti piano 9, 12, 13, 14

mwy o McLachlan … mwy o Chetham’s …

7.30 pm February 7th

Jonathan Radford saxophone Kaoli Ono piano

 The highly gifted saxophonist on the prestigious Making Music AYCA scheme is joined by the equally impressive Kaoli from the Conservatoire de Lyon. Jonathan attended Chethams, obtained his MA in Paris where he was the first British saxophonist to enter Claude Delangle’s world famous class and now continues his studies at the Royal College of Music.

Kaoli Ono has just completed her repetiteur studies at the Paris Conservatoire including a year in Berlin.

  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue for soprano, alto and tenor saxophone and piano
  • Debussy: Rhapsodie for alto saxophone and piano
  • Grieg: (violin) sonata op.8
  • Lauba Christian: Jungle for solo alto saxophone
  • Vitali Tomaso: Chaconne in G minor
  • Vivancos Bernat: Moustik’s Etude
  • Albeniz: Suite Española op.47 – # 1 Granada, #5 Asturias, #3 Sevilla
  • Iturralde Pedro: Pequeña Czarda

more Jonathan … more Kaoli …
The Philip and Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists

7.30 yh Chwefror y 7fed

Jonathan Radford sacsoffon Kaoli Ono piano

 Bydd y sacsoffonydd amryddawn ar y cynllun Making Music AYCA mawreddog yn nghwmni’r llawn cynamryddawn Kaoli o’r Conservatoire de Lyon. Bu i Jonathan fynychu Chethams, ac fe enillodd ei MA ym Mharis lle’r oedd y sacsoffonydd Prydeinig cyntaf i fod yn rhan o ddosbarth byd enwog Claude Delangle. Mae erbyn hyn yn parhau gyda’i astudiaethau yn y Coleg Cerddoriaeth Frenhinol.

Bu i Kaoli Oni gwblhau ei hastudiaethau repetiteur yng Nghonservatoire Paris yn ddiweddar a bu iddi astudio yn Berlin am flwyddyn hefyd.

  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue ar gyfer  soprano, alto a thenor sacsoffon a phiano
  • Debussy: Rhapsodie ar gyfer alto sacsoffon a phiano
  • Grieg: (ffidil) sonata op.8
  • Lauba Christian: Jungle ar gyfer unawdydd alto sacsoffon
  • Vitali Tomaso: Chaconne mewn G leiaf
  • Vivancos Bernat: Moustik’s Etude
  • Albeniz: Suite Española op.47 – # 1           Granada, #5 Asturias, #3 Sevilla
  • Iturralde Pedro: Pequeña Czarda

mwy o Jonathan … mwy o Kaoli …

Gwobr Philip a Dorothy Green ar gyfer Artistiaid Cyngherddau Ifanc

7.30 pm February 21th

Isata, Konya and Jeneba Kanneh-Mason

Following her performance here last year with brothers Sheku and Braimah, Isata returns with two of her piano-playing sisters from this incredible family.

Before each movement of the Ravel we will have the relevant poem by Aloysius Bertrand which inspired Ravel to write this music and club member Denis Pithon will help us to understand why.

Konya:   Haydn: Sonata in Eflat major No 59
Liszt: Sonetto Del Petrarca 104
Isata:     Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (with poetry)
Jeneba: Scarlatti: Sonata K29 in D major
Rachmaninov: Étude-Tableau No 5
Glinka-Balakirev: The Lark
Bartok: Étude No 1
Isata:     Beethoven: Sonata Pathetique

more …

7.30yh Chwefror yr 21ain

Isata, KonyaJeneba Kanneh-Mason

Yn dilyn ei pherfformiad yma y llynedd gyda’i brodyr Sheku a Braimah, mae Isata yn dychwelyd gyda dwy o’i chwiorydd sydd hefyd yn bianyddion o’r teulu anhygoel hwn. Cyn pob symudiad y Ravel, byddwn yn clywed y gerdd berthnasol gan Aloysius Bertrand wnaeth ysbrydoli Ravel i ysgrifennu’r darn o gerddoriaeth hon a bydd un o aelodau’r clwb, Denis Pithon, yn ein helpu i ddeall y rheswm dros y gerddoriaeth.

Konya:   Haydn: Sonata in E leiaf Rhif 59
Liszt: Sonetto Del Petrarca 104
Isata:     Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit (gyda barddoniaeth)
Jeneba: Scarlatti: Sonata K29 in D major
Rachmaninov: Étude-Tableau No 5
Glinka-Balakirev: The Lark
Bartok: Étude No 1
Isata:      Beethoven: Sonata Pathetique

mwy …

7.30 pm March 7th

Jonathan Richards – guitar, with Syrinx recorders

Jonathan is an accomplished guitarist who has visited us many times over the years and tonight he returns with music extending from the Elizabethan age through to the early 20th century jazz period.

Syrinx is composed of Catherine Robinson (Director), Alan Collins, Carolyn Sherlock and Joy Shutt.

  • Jonathan: Dowland, Tansman, Tarrega and others
  • Syrinx: from Elizabethan to jazz
  • Jonathan + Syrinx: Vivaldi guitar concerto

more Syrinx ….

more Jonathan ….

7.30yh Mawrth y 7fed

Jonathan Richards – gitâr gyda Phibgyrn Syrinx

Mae Jonathan yn gitarydd medrus sydd wedi ymweld â ni sawl gwaith dros y blynyddoedd. Heno mae’n dychwelyd gyda cherddoriaeth yn deillio o’r oes Elisabethaidd hyd at y cyfnod jazz ar ddechrau’r 20fed ganrif.

Aelodau’r Syrinx ydy Catherine Robinson (Cyfarwyddwr), Alan Collins, Carolyn Sherlock a Joy Shutt.

  • Jonathan: Dowland, Tansman, Tarrega ac eraill
  • Syrinx: o Elisabethaidd i jazz
  • Jonathan + Syrinx: Concerto gitâr Vivaldi

mwy o Syrinx….

mwy o Jonathan …

7.30 pm March 21st

Karolos Ensemble

Harriet Mackenzie violin Sarah-Jane Bradley viola Graham Walker cello

Harriet has been to Rhyl with Kosmos and Milos Milivojevic, with Danny Driver as a duo, and now as part of a new ensemble of eight musicians. Her other persona is as part of Retorica, a violin duo. She performs world-wide and makes recordings which tend to get rave reviews.

  • Schubert: String Trio in B flat, D.581
  • Dodgson: String Trio No.1
  • Beethoven: String Trio in E flat, Op.3

more Harriet … more Sarah-Jane … more Graham … more Karolos …

This concert is supported with the help of the Stephen Dodgson Trust.

7.30yh Mawrth yr 21ain

Ensemble Karolos 

Harriet Mackenzie ffidil Sarah-Jane Bradley fiola Graham Walker sielo

Mae Harriet wedi bod i’r Rhyl eisoes gyda Kosmos a Milos Milivojevic, fel deuawd gyda Danny Driver ac mae hi yma y tro yma fel than o ensemble newydd o wyth cerddor. Mae ei phersona arall fel rhan o Retorica, deuawd ffidil. Mae hi’n perfformio ledled y byd ac yn cynhyrchu recordiadau sy’n tueddu i dderbyn adolygiadau gwych.

  • Schubert: Triawd Llinynnol mewn B meddalnod, D.581
  • Dodgson: Triawd Llinynnol Rhif. 1
  • Beethoven: Triawd Llinynnol mewn E meddalnod, Op.3

Caiff y cyngerdd ei gefnogi gyda help Ymddiriedolaeth Stephen Dodgson.

mwy o Harriet … mwy o Sarah-Jane … mwy o Graham … mwy o Karolos …

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