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Elin releases new CD of songs by Dilys Elwyn-Edwards

A new CD of music by Welsh composer Dilys Elwyn-Edwards will be released in August on Tŷ Cerdd records. “Mae hiraeth yn y môr” was recorded in February 2018 by Elin and pianist Jocelyn Freeman, and features many of Dilys’ most famous and beloved songs, including the CD title song, taken from the song cycle Caneuon a Tri Aderyn (Songs of the Three Birds). The CD will be launched at Tŷ Cerdd studios on Saturday 4th August.

Eternal Source of Light Divine - Royal Wedding video

Watch the full clip of Elin singing Handel’s ‘Eternal Source of Light Divine’ at the Royal Wedding on 19th May, with David Blackadder (trumpet). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D_hXkJS-LA

Royal Wedding music with Tido

Elin was absolutely thrilled to sing Handel’s beautiful piece ‘Eternal Source of Light Divine’ at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle today. Earlier this week Elin chatted to digital music subscription service Tido about the music, and how you can use their innovative app to learn the music. Click the link for the exclusive interview and demo! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZeOwSv21qw

Clogau ambassador

This week the Welsh jewellers, Clogau, announced Elin as one of their ambassadors. A lover of the brand’s jewellery for many years, Elin is delighted by the partnership. https://www.clogau.co.uk/aboutclogau/ambassadors.aspx Elin writes:  ‘When I... Read more

Elin is invited to perform at the Royal Wedding

Elin is delighted to have been confirmed as one of the performers at the wedding of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle, on May 19th at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. In a Press Release issued by Kensington Palace, Elin is named alongside... Read more

‘Tis the season!

Christmas can never come too early, and Elin will be getting into the festive spirit with the first Messiah of the season on November 19th with the Armonico Consort. There are three more chances to hear Elin in the Messiah - in Cambridge, London and... Read more

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... Read more

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.

Record Review

Tune in to BBC Radio 3 this Saturday morning to hear Elin with Andrew McGregor on Record Review. There’ll be clips too from the new Morfydd CD.

Portrait of a Lost Icon: new CD release

This week sees the launch of ‘Portrait of a Lost Icon’, Elin’s newest release. It’s a collection of the stunning and charming music of Morfydd Owen, the Welsh composer who wrote 180 pieces before her tragic and unexplained death in 1918, aged just... Read more

Aberfan

This month sees fifty years since the disaster at Aberfan, and to commemorate this Karl Jenkins and Mererid Hopwood have written a Cantata In Memoriam. Elin was the soprano soloist at the concert, at the Wales Millennium Centre, alongside Bryn... Read more