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Swansea International Festival

My Own Country – songs from Wales and the wider world

Wednesday 4 October, 7.30pm

Great Hall, Bay Campus, Swansea University, SA1 8EN

This year’s Festival opening concert is a world tour in song, courtesy of Swansea’s globe-trotting soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and her pianist Jeffrey Howard.

Among enchanting songs by Debussy, Schubert and others will be the world premiere of a new song cycle about Swansea by Jeffrey Howard, composed for this year’s Swansea International Festival.

Programme to include:
Debussy: Ariettes Oubliées
Schubert: Lieder (selection tbc)
Rodrigo: Cuatro madrigals amatorios
Barber: Hermit Songs
Britten: British folk songs (selection tbc)
Warlock: My Own Country
Howard: new commission – world premiere

Tickets: £17 unreserved

Great Hall Ticket Package: Book a ticket for My Own Country, Tim Horton, Llŷr Williams and Orpheus Sinfonia for £55

For more information about Elin Manahan Thomas, visit Elin’s website and click here to find out more about Jeffrey Howard

Elin Manahan Thomas