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A Folk Odyssey

Friday 23 June 2023 - Sunday 25 June 2023

Director: Max Baillie

Let the incredible strings of Sinfonia Cymru take you on a magical musical Odyssey, in this exciting programme curated by the pioneering violinist and guest-director, Max Baillie.

Expect an exhilarating musical journey, embracing the old and new folk traditions from Wales and Europe. From Haydn’s stormy and captivating Fifth’s Quartet, rich with Hungarian-infused themes, to a folk medley of Eastern European and Nordic tunes and our own unique take on popular Welsh folk tunes, arranged especially for you by the fantastic Welsh violinist, Simmy Singh. The concert culminates with a tantalising medley of the Bach chorale, the Grieg Holberg Suite, and Simmy’s epic arrangement of Flippen by bluegrass band, the Punch Brothers.

As always, Sinfonia Cymru will prove that orchestral music is for everyone, leaving you wanting more!

Max Baillie Bio ENGLISH
Max Baillie Bio CYMRAEG

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