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Welcome to St Davids Cathedral Festival Programme for 27th May – 5th June 2022

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Families & Children
Music
Talks
Fri 27th May 2022, 6:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
The Festival opens with a family concert, directed by Oliver Tarney, respected animateur and composer.
Fri 27th May 2022, 8:30pm
St Davids Cathedral
This late-night, candlelit concert promises to be an atmospheric delight by Alis Huws, official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales.
Sat 28th May 2022, 11:00am
Ty’r Pererin
Talks
Talks
Workshops run all morning exploring the wonderful work of bees at Ty’r Pererin on Quickwell Hill. 
Sat 28th May 2022, 11:00am
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
St Davids Cathedral Choristers perform a concert of non-sacred music demonstrating their versatility away from the pews with songs by ABBA, David Lawrence and R
Sat 28th May 2022, 1:30pm
Erw Dewi Garden
Talks
Talks
Workshops run all afternoon exploring the wonderful work of bees at Erw Dewi in the Cathedral Close. 
Sat 28th May 2022, 4:00pm
Ty’r Pererin
Talks
Talks
The internationally renowned artist discusses his new commission for Ancient Connections, which will be installed on the north bank in the Cathedral Close.
Sat 28th May 2022, 7:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
One of Britain’s most outstanding period instrument ensembles play a scintillating programme of J S Bach’s most famous chamber music.
Sun 29th May 2022, 4:00pm
Ty’r Pererin
Talks
Talks
A pre-concert talk with the celebrated organist, in conversation with Artistic Director, Simon Pearce at Ty’r Pererin on Quickwell Hill.
Sun 29th May 2022, 8:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
Moult, who is also Head of Organ Studies at Birmingham Conservatoire, makes his debut appearance at this year’s Festival.
Mon 30th May 2022, 10:00am
St Davids Cathedral
Described by Mozart as ‘The King of Instruments’, have you ever wanted to know how the pipe organ works? Come along and learn from Daniel Moult.
Mon 30th May 2022, 11:00am
Ty’r Pererin
Families & Children
Families & Children
Join a magical theatrical adventure with The Flying Bedroom Theatre Company – a workshop followed by a performance, for all the Family.
Mon 30th May 2022, 7:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
Music
Music
World premiere of a newly-commissioned work by internationally renowned composer Paul Mealor and poet Grahame Davies.
Tue 31st May 2022, 11:00am
Ty’r Pererin
Families & Children
Families & Children
Join a magical theatrical adventure with The Flying Bedroom Theatre Company – a workshop followed by a performance, for all the Family.
Tue 31st May 2022, 11:00am
St Davids Cathedral
Music
Music
Assistant Organist at Lincoln Cathedral, Alana Brook performs a recital on the Cathedral’s Willis / Harrison & Harrison organ.
Tue 31st May 2022, 4:00pm
Ty’r Pererin
Talks
Talks
The sensational saxophonist and BBC Radio 3 presenter talks about her life and music at Ty’r Pererin on Quickwell Hill.
Tue 31st May 2022, 7:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
Along with her newly-formed Ensemble, we welcome Jess to the Festival for the first time in what will surely be a dynamic, reflective and inspiring concert.
Wed 1st Jun 2022, 11:00am
Music
Music
A selection of music by Vaughan Williams, Quilter, Ireland, Vivaldi and Mozart sung in the North Transept by the Cathedral’s Choral Scholars.
Wed 1st Jun 2022, 3:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
Families & Children
Families & Children
Come and spend an hour singing with Voces8. Participants will have the opportunity to experience the unique Voces8 Method.
Wed 1st Jun 2022, 4:00pm
Ty’r Pererin
Talks
Talks
Pre-concert talk with “the unsurpassed British glory of the Baroque Violin” (The Times) who discusses her music and her collaboration with Voces8 at Ty’r Pereri
Wed 1st Jun 2022, 7:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
Music
Music
Rachel Podger plays Biber, Bach and Tartini with the most beautiful choral prayers by Monteverdi, Macmillan, Gabrieli and Palestrina sung by Voces8
Thu 2nd Jun 2022, 11:00am
Families & Children
Families & Children
Come and join in the Family Jubilee Sandcastle Competition. Judges decisions in all categories at 3pm (just-before-Canute-time). 
Thu 2nd Jun 2022, 11:00am
St Davids Cathedral
Music
Music
Emma Purslow and Eleanor Kornas present a programme for dreamers as they look at memories of childhood through music’s lens.
Thu 2nd Jun 2022, 1:15pm
St Davids Cathedral
The legendary male voice choir comes to St Davids for this lunchtime concert in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Thu 2nd Jun 2022, 3:00pm
Twr y Felin Hotel
Music
Music
Direct from its debut in Covent Garden, a nostalgic musical reminiscence in the company of Welsh composer, Ivor Novello (Ian McMillan from the piano).
Thu 2nd Jun 2022, 7:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
Connaught Brass are rapidly making a name for themselves as a fresh talent in the chamber music world.
Thu 2nd Jun 2022, 9:30pm
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
A feast of choral music including a performance of A Song for the Commonwealth to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Fri 3rd Jun 2022, 11:00am
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
Blind from birth, Rachel has established herself as a thrilling improvisor in both classical and jazz genres.
Fri 3rd Jun 2022, 12:00pm
Ty’r Pererin
The Minister for Health and Social Services for Wales talks with Kathryn Lambert from Arts in Health about the role of music and the arts in our well-being.  Ch
Fri 3rd Jun 2022, 1:00pm
The Bishops Palace
Music
Music
St Davids Cathedral Festival and CADW invite you all to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Bring a picnic and a rug and enjoy this free concert.
Fri 3rd Jun 2022, 4:00pm
Ty’r Pererin
Talks
Talks
The distinguished journalist and architectural historian celebrates the glories of European cathedrals from Chartres and Toledo to St Davids.
Fri 3rd Jun 2022, 7:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
One of the world’s finest orchestras return to St Davids with a first visit by Canadian born piano sensation Stewart Goodyear.
Sat 4th Jun 2022, 11:00am
St Davids Cathedral
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Music
This concert will be given in the cathedral by the winner of the annual Young Musician of Dyfed music competition, the final of which takes place on 9th April.
Sat 4th Jun 2022, 3:00pm
Twr y Felin Hotel
Direct from its debut in Covent Garden, a nostalgic musical reminiscence in the company of Welsh composer, Ivor Novello (Ian McMillan from the piano).
Sat 4th Jun 2022, 7:00pm
St Davids Cathedral
Music
Music
A celebration of British choral and orchestral music written through the ages to celebrate the coronation of Kings and Queens.
Sat 4th Jun 2022, 9:00pm
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Music
Musical entertainment from the Hazel Qi and Mengru Li Quartet and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama's very own Amser JazzTime at St Davids Cathedr

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