22nd May 2020 31st May 2020

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

Provisional Programme December 2019

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

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 

Tuesday 26 May

6.00 pm Choral Evensong – Cathedral Choir

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

9.30pm Vicars Choral/Vox Angelica

Wednesday 27 May

11.00am Choral Scholars – Sherry Concert in Cathedral North Transept  

2.00pm Ancient Connections performance at Ty’r Pererin

6.00pm Choral Evensong – Cathedral Choir

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


Thursday 28 May

6.00pm 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, Premier of new BBC commission by Pembrokeshire born  composer Alex Mills,  Beethoven  &  Mozart https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcnow

Saturday 30 May

11.00am Young Musician of Dyfed

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

9.00pm Festival Celebration Party -Musical entertainment, 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

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