In May of 2019, NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-production with Rimrock Opera Foundation in Billings, Montana, USA, performed Joseph Parry’s Blodwen (the first Welsh opera) – yn Gymraeg! [in Welsh], with English supertitles. … Details of the production and its success to follow. http://www.novabillings.org
This was the first complete stage production of Blodwen in America used Dulais Rhys’s 2015 chamber version of the orchestration.
Among the Welsh artists taking part were the Director from Caerdydd/Cardiff, Osian Rhys
and international singers Jeremy Huw Williams
of Caerdydd/Cardiff and Nerys Jones
of Seattle. More information: Blodwen
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I have the following music degrees from the University of Wales: B.Mus, M.Mus and Ph.D, as well as teaching diplomas from the University of Wales and Trinity College of Music, London.
I also studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore MD, specializing in composition, conducting and electronic music.
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