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.
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.
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
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
Tune in to In Tune on Thursday 29th Sept to hear Elin, along with Willard White and the Alex Mendham Orchestra, who’ll all be celebrating the programme’s 70th birthday. The broadcast will be coming live from the foyer of the Royal Festival Hall at 1700 - if you’re in the neighbourhood, pop in!
Don’t miss Elin’s recital on May 28th at the Beverley Early Music Festival. Together with lutenist Liz Kenny, she will be performing a programme called ‘Queens of Heaven and Earth’, ranging from Hildegarde von Bingen to Carissimi to Handel. You can also now find Elin in the National Early Music Centre Directory.
Tune in to Classic FM all this week to hear Elin as Artist of the Week. Every day at four, one of Elin’s tracks will be played, and listen out for other songs throughout the day!
Last week saw Elin give two of SIX world premieres she will perform this year! At Bangor Music Festival, Elin sang a programme of twenty-first and twentieth century song cycles featuring Cage, Weir and Woolrich, with premieres of ‘Poet in the... Read more
Join Elin in the build-up to Christmas as she performs Messiahs in Cambridge, London and Cardiff, before heading to Manchester for a festive extravaganza with John Rutter and the RPO. And just before Christmas Elin will be appearing with the wonderful Nidum Ensemble in a programme of baroque favourites, as well as popping up on Caryl Parry Jones’s Radio Cymru special.
Don’t miss out on the many opportunities to see and hear Elin perform in the UK, this coming festive season. Next week sees concerts in Manchester (Bridgewater Hall with the BBC Philharmonic) and London (Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in the beautiful... Read more