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Re-Appointments to the Arts Council of Wales Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 09 March 2011

Re-Appointments to the Arts Council of Wales

Alun Ffred Jones, the Minister for Heritage has today (9 March) announced the re-appointment of three members to the Arts Council of Wales.

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ Swansea Season Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 09 March 2011

BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ Swansea Season

BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ Swansea Season continues with a performance of Handel’s Saul on Friday 25 March at 7p.m. at Brangwyn Hall, featuring a star line up of soloists and the powerful voices of BBC National Chorus of Wales.

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James Morris and Cecily Brennan at Mostyn Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 08 March 2011

James Morris and Cecily Brennan at Mostyn

Two diverse shows open at Mostyn on Saturday 26 March – A Landscape of Wales is a substantial body of photographic work by west Wales based James Morris and shown alongside it will be two films by Irish artist Cecily Brennan, Melancholia and Unstrung.

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Opera Singers selected for BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011 Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 04 March 2011

Opera Singers selected for BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011

Opera singers from across the globe have been selected to compete in this year’s BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. The names and nationalities of the 20 successful competitors were announced Thursday, March 3, at the Commonwealth Club, London.

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Artists announced for Locws International Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 03 March 2011

Artists announced for Locws International

Swansea is preparing to host one of Wales’s most exciting and prestigious contemporary visual art events, ‘Locws International: Art Across The City’, which sees international artists create new contemporary artworks for public sites across the city.

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Classical Brit award winner Jack Liebeck tours with BBC NOW Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 01 March 2011

Classical Brit award winner Jack Liebeck tours with BBC NOW

Since making his concerto debut with the Hallé Orchestra, young violinist Jack Liebeck, 2010 Classical BRITS Young British Performer of the Year, has performed with many orchestras of international repute including the London Philharmonic, Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam and the Polish National Radio Symphony. All concerts will be conducted by the talented and flamboyant French conductor Christophe Mangou.

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Art from Wales at the 54th International Art Exhibition in Venice Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 25 February 2011

Art from Wales at the 54th International Art Exhibition in Venice

Tim Davies has been selected by the Arts Council of Wales to represent Wales at the 54th International Art Exhibition, at a new location for Wales at the Biennale, Santa Maria Ausiliatrice: the Ludoteca in Castello.

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A vibrant song of hope and joy Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 24 February 2011

A vibrant song of hope and joy

Xolisile’s Song is a rich visually enchanting story-telling show set in South Africa and the north-east of England, by internationally renowned theatre company Dodgy Clutch.

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Arts Council of Wales Bursaries Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 24 February 2011

Arts Council of Wales Bursaries

Conferences are great opportunities to further your professional career. At the AMA conference, you find yourself surrounded by more than 500 arts professionals from across the UK, and you get the chance to listen to experienced speakers from inside and outside the arts.

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Theatr Harlech Gala Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 23 February 2011

Theatr Harlech Gala

The evening will be hosted by the international star of stage and screen; the incomparable Mr Russell Grant, and will feature an incredible array of local professional artists.

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Custodian at Mostyn Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 23 February 2011

Custodian at Mostyn

Based near Penrhyndeudraeth in North Wales, Marged Pendrell’s exhibition Custodian is a new installation had as its starting point the collating of physical walks in the landscape and the collection of natural materials by the artist and invited participants.

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Silent Circus roars into South Wales communities Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 22 February 2011

Silent Circus roars into South Wales communities

Four of the five dates are being promoted by children and young people as part of the Night Out Young Promoters Scheme while the fifth performance will be catering to welsh language audiences for the first time.

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Clore Fellowship Programme Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 15 February 2011

Clore Fellowship Programme

The Clore Leadership Programme is currently inviting applications for a Fellowship in 2011/12 from candidates from Wales who intend to develop their careers as cultural leaders in Wales.

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Magical, challenging and funny! Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 15 February 2011

Magical, challenging and funny!

The adaptation by Iola Ynyr celebrates the positive force of friendship and is based on Little Beauty by Anthony Browne. Anthony Browne us the current Children’s Laureate and is a famous, internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children’s books with nearly forty titles to his name.

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Conference shines spotlight on creativity Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Tuesday - 08 February 2011

Conference shines spotlight on creativity

The conference will be hosted by Wales Arts International and the University of Bangor as part of the Toolquiz European partnership. The partnership explores the range of models available for policy makers at European, national, regional and local level to support the right mixture of artistic and creative skills for creative businesses and the private sector more broadly in the future. Its findings will be presented to EU policy makers as testimony of the contribution creative skills and thinking make to the future European economy.

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National Assembly of Wales : Communities and Culture Committee Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Thursday - 03 February 2011

National Assembly of Wales : Communities and Culture Committee

The accessibility of arts and cultural activities in Wales

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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to be BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Patron Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Friday - 28 January 2011

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to be BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Patron

The internationally renowned soprano, whose operatic career has spanned four decades, has heralded the competition as an essential opportunity for emerging singers at a crucial point of career development.

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Beethoven’s Violin Concerto'r performance with BBC NOW Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 26 January 2011

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto'r performance with BBC NOW

The Orchestra’s magnetic Associate Guest Conductor François-Xavier Roth will conduct the Orchestra for a programme of Liszt, Beethoven and Bartók.

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Newport opens the door to Warhol Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Wednesday - 26 January 2011

Newport opens the door to Warhol

The Factory explores the dynamics, emotion and energy triggered by the subterranean underground arts scene during the late 50’s / 60’s New York City.

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Welsh artist receives Unlimited commissions Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru ~ Arts Council of Wales

Monday - 24 January 2011

Welsh artist receives Unlimited commissions

The London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, the UK Arts Councils and the British Council have today awarded £820,000 funding to a new round of major commissions for Unlimited, the ground-breaking programme that celebrates arts and culture by disabled and deaf artists on an unprecedented scale for the Cultural Olympiad.

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