Thursday 15th June 7.30pm

St Michael & All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen

Peter Esswood – Conductor
Michael Collins – Clarinet
Welsh Chamber Players
Lower Machen Festival Singers

Grace Williams – Sea Sketches
William Mathias  – Clarinet Concerto
Vivaldi – Gloria

The opening concert commemorated the anniversaries of two of Wales’ most significant composers  – William Matthias and Grace Williams. Artist in Residence Michael Collins was the soloist in Matthias’ flamboyant clarinet concerto performed alongside Grace Williams’ evocative Sea Sketches. Vivaldi’s Gloria brought the concert to an uplifting close.