22nd May 2020 31st May 2020

St Davids Cathedral Festival 2020– Friday 22 May – Sunday 31May

Provisional Programme January 2020

Friday 22 May

6.00pm Festival Launch –  Children’s Festival Chorus with Oliver Tarney as animateur with musicians http://www.olivertarney.co.uk/

9.00pm Compline by Candlelight in Cathedral Quire – Vicars Choral & Choral Scholars

Saturday 23 May

11.00am Boys Choir Concert with Vicars Choral & Choral Scholars

7.00pm Ar Log – Wales’ first professional folk band https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ar_Log

Sunday 24 May

11.15am Festival Choral Mattins with Guest Preacher Christine Glaser, Lutheran Pastor Himmelfahrtskirche, Munich

6.00pm Festival Choral Evensong

8.00pm Dame Evelyn Glennie with Trio HLK


Monday 25 May

11.00 Young Organist’s Platform – Joshua Roebuck, St Davids Cathedral Organ Scholar

7.00pm The British Sinfonietta and St Davids Cathedral Choir  with Stephen Richardson Baritone

Tuesday 26 May

2.00pm Ancient Connections performance at Ty’r Pererin

5.00 pm Choral Evensong – Cathedral Choir

7pm Jackie Morris & the Bookshop Band – The Space Between http://www.jackiemorris.co.uk  

9.30pm Vicars Choral and Vox Angelica

Wednesday 27 May

11.00am Choral Scholars – Sherry Concert in Cathedral North Transept  

5.00pm Choral Evensong – Cathedral Choir

7.00pm Celebrity Organ Recital: Olivier Latry-Organist of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris  


Thursday 28 May

5.00pm Choral Evensong – Full Choir

7.00pm VOCES8 with Rachel Podger (violin) “Guardian Angel” http://voces8.com/  

9.30pm Simon Pearce   Piano Recital – Louis Vierne 150th Anniversary

Friday 29 May

3pm Whitland Male Voice Choir, Tabernacle Chapel, St Davids

7pm BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Elena Schwarz conductor, Beethoven 6, Chopin 2 – soloist Eric Lu new commission by Alex Mills,  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcnow

Saturday 30 May

11.00am Young Musician of Dyfed Finalist

7.00pm Florilegium, Dir. Ashley Solomon: Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No 3, 5, 6 Orchestral Suite No. 2, Violin Concerto in A minor  https://www.florilegium.org.uk/

9.00pm Festival Celebration Party -Musical entertainment by Jack Mac Jazz Quintet, supper and drinks in and around the Cathedral

Sunday 31 May- Pentecost

11.15 Choral Eucharist – Cathedral Singers + members of Florilegium

6.00pm Choral Evensong

May 26

Ancient Connections

May 25

St Davids Cathedral Choir and British Sinfonietta

May 22

Festival Launch

May 25

Young Organist’s Platform

May 23

Ar Log

May 24

Dame Evelyn Glennie

May 26

Jackie Morris & the Bookshop Band

May 26

Vox Angelica and Vicars Choral

May 27

Choral Scholars – Sherry Concert

May 27

Celebrity Organ Recital – Olivier Latry

May 28

Voces8 Workshop

May 28

Pre-concert Talk with Rachel Podger

May 28

VOCES8 with Rachel Podger

May 28

Piano Recital – Simon Pearce

May 29

Whitland Male Voice Choir

May 29

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

May 30


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