Welcome

Welcome to my official website. This is the place to come for up-to-date news about concerts, broadcasts and releases, so please check in regularly! Elin

Latest news

New song cycle by Jeff Howard for Swansea Festival

On October 4th, as part of Swansea Festival, Elin will give the premiere of a song cycle by composer-conductor-pianist Jeff Howard. Featuring texts by Welsh poets Gillian Clarke, Nigel Jenkins, Vernon Watkins and Islwyn, the cycle has Swansea as its focus, and is a rare chance to hear these... Read more

Radio programmes

You can still catch Elin on Radio Cymru, gwandewch at Elin bob Bore Sul rhwng 6 ac 8, am ddetholiad o gerddoriaeth gymysg at ddant pawb! Elin will also be back on BBC Radio 3 next month on Early Music Late.

Y Dioddefaint - St John Passion on S4C

This Good Friday, at 9pm, sees the first ever broadcast of Bach’s St John Passion in the Welsh language. Translated by Elin and Heini Gruffudd, and performed by a cast of renowned soloists, orchestra and choir, this will be on S4C with subtitles available. If you miss it, it will be available on the iPlayer, along with the behind-the-scenes documentary about the project, Gwaith Mawr Bach.

Latest blog – Meet the Artist

Me, chatting. Nothing new there but check out the Cross-Eyed Pianist’s recent interview with me here. And yes, I really do love marmite… https://meettheartist.site/2016/11/12/elin-manahan-thomas-soprano/