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Journey to Patagonia

Published Wednesday 23 February 2022

This year, our annual project for primary schools across Powys, features the story of the first Welsh settlers in Patagonia and their voyage on the Mimosa in 1865. Music workshops will be led by Raph Clarkson and a Sinfonia Cymru musician, to help pupils create their own song, connected with the story. A separate class will be involved in art workshops led by Hilary and Graham Roberts, to create pieces of art that reflect parts of the story. Raph and a group of three Sinfonia Cymru musicians will return to each school for a performance of the story, with music, including the song that each school has created and the artwork will be displayed as ‘the set’ for the performance.

SINFONIA CYMRU Patagonia Story with pictures

SINFONIA CYMRU Information on music for Patagonia Project

SINFONIA CYMRU CYMRAEG Patagonia Story with pictures

SINFONIA CYMRU CYMRAEG Information on music for Patagonia  

Journey to Patagonia – Vocal part

Journey to Patagonia lyrics

Calon Lan lyrics

Calon Lan lyrics – spoken guide track

Calon Lan guide / practice  track

Journey to Patagonia guide / practice track


This project is supported by:

Mid Wales Music Trust

Samuel Gardner Memorial Trust

SCOPS Arts Trust

Three Monkies Trust

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