Tuesday 21st June 7.30pm

St Michael & All Angels Church, Lower Machen

From Machen to Paris –in box or different font

The Welsh Chamber Players – Conductor Peter Esswood

Lower Machen Festival Singers

Machen Primary School Choir

Soprano & Baritone soloists tbc


Elgar – Introduction and Allegro for Strings op.47

Andrew Wilson Dickson – ‘Machen Forge’

Festival Commission with text written by Dai George

Faure – Requiem


Composer Andrew Wilson Dickson and poet Dai George have joined forced for this year’s festival commission. Based on the industrial heritage of Machen and the surrounding area the work written for children’s choir, adult’s choir and string ensemble reflects on the rich industrial past. Elgar’s rousing Introduction and Allegro and Faure’s reflective Requiem complete the programme performed by the Welsh Chamber Players and Lower Machen Festival singers.


Tickets £16 (£13 early bird advance booking)