GOWER FESTIVAL July 1-12th 2014
Celebrating the birthdays of Dylan Thomas and Karl Jenkins.
The opening concert features two outstanding Welsh artists, Llŷr Williams and the Swansea born cellist, Thomas Carroll.
Innovative concert featuring the brilliant Latvian accordionist Ksenija Sidorova, and violinist Thomas Gould.
Festival lecture on 'Swansea's other Poet'. Vernon Watkins lived all his life on Gower and was a great friend of Dylan Thomas. This event will be linked to DT100, the 2014 celebration of the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth.
The Jubilee Quartet, vibrant young ensemble, winners of the Tillett Trust and Park Lane award… playing quartets by Haydn, Janacek and Mendelssohn.
Pavel Kolesnikov…”the greatest young Russian pianist since Ashkenazy”, plays works by Haydn, Brahms and Chopin.
Gower Festival Artistic Director, Gordon Back is joined by the 17 year old international Prizewinning violinist, Callum Smart with music by Grieg, Chausson and Franck.
YCAT 2013 winner, Australian baritone Morgan Pearse and James Baillieu, piano…include works to commemorate the anniversary of WW1.
Festival Jazz - Stan Tracey's Under Milkwood Jazz Suite, performed by DT Jazz. An opportunity to hear this iconic jazz masterpiece.
Yehudi Menuhin School …. brilliant chamber ensemble from this famous school perform at Oystermouth church.
Celebration of Karl Jenkins' 70th anniversary
To all of this wonderful music, we add summer evenings in July and beautiful venues including many ancient Gower Churches - protected by Welsh saints and surrounded by seascapes and lovely countryside.
We make a speciality of making people welcome.
How To Book Tickets
Tickets on sale to the general public: May 19.
Tickets on sale to 'Gower Festival Friends': April 15.
If you want to become a 'Gower Festival Friend' please Contact Sue King
The annual fee for Gower Festival Friends is £10 or £15 for two people living at the same address.
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