Welsh Men's Choir St. David's Day concert

Sat 2 March 2019
7:30pm - 10:00pm

James Tatoulis Auditorium
207 Barkers Road
Kew VIC 3101
Australia

Cost
$15-38
Adults $38; Concession $35; Children under 15 years of age $15; Groups of 6 or more $32 each
03/02/2019 7:30pm 03/02/2019 10:00pm Welsh Men's Choir St. David's Day concert The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir is marking St David’s Day with a concert. St David is the patron saint of Wales. The 50-strong choir will be joined by acclaimed Welsh baritone, Andrew Jenkins, 2018 Blue Riband winner at the Welsh National Eisteddfod, and Melbourne mezzo soprano, Chloe Harris, a recent graduate of the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours) and the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships. The concert features songs in Welsh such as Gwahoddiad, songs in Welsh and English such as Tydi a Rhoddaist and others in English, including Take Me Home (written by homesick Welsh miners in Newcastle, NSW) and a bracket of Les Misérables standards. The concert will culminate in Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, the Welsh national anthem.  You don't have to be Welsh to enjoy the performance. What defines the Melbourne Welsh Male Choir is the richness and harmonies of the combined voices. The choir embodies the great strength of the Welsh choral tradition which goes back to the late eighteenth century.  James Tatoulis Auditorium 207 Barkers Road, Kew VIC 3101 City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir is marking St David’s Day with a concert. St David is the patron saint of Wales.

The 50-strong choir will be joined by acclaimed Welsh baritone, Andrew Jenkins, 2018 Blue Riband winner at the Welsh National Eisteddfod, and Melbourne mezzo soprano, Chloe Harris, a recent graduate of the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours) and the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships.

The concert features songs in Welsh such as Gwahoddiad, songs in Welsh and English such as Tydi a Rhoddaist and others in English, including Take Me Home (written by homesick Welsh miners in Newcastle, NSW) and a bracket of Les Misérables standards. The concert will culminate in Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, the Welsh national anthem. 

You don't have to be Welsh to enjoy the performance. What defines the Melbourne Welsh Male Choir is the richness and harmonies of the combined voices. The choir embodies the great strength of the Welsh choral tradition which goes back to the late eighteenth century. 

Category
Community-run events