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Event: Rebecca Evans and Friends Recital

National Museum Cardiff
12 September 2019, 7.15pm
Cost £15 - £18
Suitability Adults
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Rebecca Evans

Rebecca Evans

Come and experience a Night at the Museum like no other with world renowned Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans, the internationally famous harpist Catrin Finch, accompanied by pianist Michael Pollock.

Rebecca Evans will sing a varied programme of music from both the classical and contemporary worlds, interspersed with musical performances.

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Rebecca Evans

Rebecca Evans studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and has since performed regularly at the Welsh National Opera; the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, English National Opera (London Coliseum) and Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich.

She is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and was awarded an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Music, from the University of Glamorgan in 1997. She is also Vice-president of the Welsh homelessness charity Shelter Cymru and Patron of Music in Hospitals Cymru/Wales.

Catrin Finch

 Internationally renowned harpist Catrin Finch is one of the most accomplished harpists of her generation. She has performed extensively throughout the USA, South America, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Europe, both as a soloist, and appearing with many of the world’s top orchestras. She was Royal Harpist to H.R.H, the Prince of Wales until 2004.

Catrin is committed to promoting the harp and classical music within the community and with the younger generation through her now successful annual Academi Catrin Finch Academy Summer Harp School, an Annual Harp Fun Day and her 'Classical Café' evenings.

Michael Pollock

Michael Pollock won a music scholarship to Magdalen College, Oxford before going to the Royal College of Music. He enjoyed a long association with Welsh National Opera, and now is consultant coach for the Harewood Artists at English National Opera, and on the teaching staff of various conservatoires including the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio. He is vice-chairman and a founding Trustee of the Kenneth Loveland Gift.

The Reardon Smith Lecture Theatre is accessed from the Park Place entrance. The south doors will be opened at 6.45pm and the recital will start at 7.15pm.

Concession eligibility: Unwaged, over 60, anyone in full-time education with NUS card, disabled.

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