Guy Johnston, soddgrwth | cello
Mehefin 27 June, 7.30pm
Eglwys Manafon | Manafon Church
£15 oedolion | adults; £7.50 pobl ifanc | young people
'An impeccable soloist' - Gramophone
Repertoire favoured by the great Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, plus a new work commissioned from Hilary Tann to honour the centenary of R. S. Thomas in his former Church.
A pre-concert talk will be given at 6pm by Professor M. Wynn Thomas about his recently-published biography of Thomas, Serial Obsessive.
There will also be an opportunity to meet the composer Hilary Tann and learn more about the composition of her Gregynog Festival commission, Seven Poems of Stillness for violoncello and speaker.
Admission to both talks is free to concert ticket-holders.
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Suite No. 1, Op. 72
EGWYL | INTERVAL
Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
Hilary Tann (b. 1947)
Seven Poems of Stillness (Gregynog Festival commission, world première performance)