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A More Perfect Union: Contemporary Music by American Women (In association with Vale of Glamorgan Festival)

Wednesday 27 September 2023

In association with Vale of Glamorgan Festival.

25-year-old American born Cellist Abby Lorimier has spent over a quarter of her life in the UK. In this new & debut performance by Sinfonia Cymru, Abby and her fellow musicians explore her American identity and what American music looks and sounds like today. Expect a jaw dropping fusion of moving stories and powerful music by four diverse, female composers living & working in America today; Caroline Shaw, Augusta Read Thomas, Lera Auerbach & Gabriella Lena Frank.

Featuring a pre-performance talk from 6:30pm.

Maria Ismini Anastasiadou, violin
Georgina MacDonell Finlayson, violin
Isobel Neary-Adams, viola
Abby Lorimier, cello
XinRu Chen, piano


  1. Caroline Shaw Thousandth Orange (2018)
  2. Augusta Read Thomas Silent Moon (2006)
  3. Lera Auerbach Trio No. 1 (1994)
  4. Gabriela Lena Frank Tres Homenjaes: Compadrazgo (2007)

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