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Gower Festival 2019 Booking

1-13 JULY 2019 Events Programme and Booking

London Conchord Ensemble 01
London Conchord Ensemble

St Peter's Church, Newton, SA3 4RB

Monday 1 July 7.30pm

A Viennese evening.

‍In the first concert of their three-day residency in Gower, the acclaimed London Conchord Ensemble play Brahms's marvellous Piano Quintet in F minor alongside Viennese music by Johann Strauss and Alexander Zemlinsky, a late romantic composer whose style has been increasingly admired in recent years.

Tickets: £15.00
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London Conchord Ensemble


St George's Church, Reynoldston, SA3 1AA

Tuesday 2 July 2.30pm

Baroque music.

‍The Conchord Ensemble are noted for their versatility. For today's lunchtime concert we move back in time to the Baroque period; an opportunity to enjoy the contrasting styles of two of its greatest masters J.S. Bach and Henry Purcell.

Tickets: £10.00
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London Conchord Ensemble


Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, SA1 5DZ

Wednesday 3 July 6.45pm

Mozart at the Glynn Vivian.

Honouring the ninety-fifth birthday of the artist Glenys Cour, the London Conchord Ensemble play in the beautiful surroundings of the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. Their concert of music by Mozart includes the much loved Clarinet Quintet in A. The ticket price includes a pre-concert drinks reception at the Gallery.

Tickets £20.00
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and £15.00 (promenade)
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Christian Li And Gordon Back
Christian Li And Gordon Back


St Peter's Church, Newton, SA3 4RB

Thursday 4 July 7.30pm

Christian Li came to international attention in 2018 when he shared the Junior 1st Prize at the Menuhin Violin Competition in Geneva - their youngest ever winner. Tonight's concert is his UK debut and the start of a European tour. Accompanied by Gordon Back, our Artistic Director, their programme includes Dvořák's delightful Sonatina and the sparkling Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso by Saint-Saëns.

Tickets: £15.00
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Cathy Ace
Cathy Ace


Worm's Head Hotel, Rhossili, SA3 1PP

Friday 5 July 3.00pm


Cream Tea...And Crime!

An intimate and indulgent event with crime author Cathy Ace.

Born and brought up in Swansea and now based in Canada, the best-selling writer talks about her life and work and invites questions from the audience.

Ticket price includes cream tea.

Cathy will sign copies of her new book, the #1 Amazon bestseller The Wrong Boy.

Tickets: £10.00
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Children’s Concert
Children's Concert


Gowerton School, Gowerton, SA4 3DL

Saturday 6 July 1.00pm


Pupils from Gowerton School and Ysgol Gyfun Gŵyr present music for a summer afternoon. Don't miss the chance to hear these inspirational young musicians.

All proceeds from this concert will be donated to Save The Children.

Tickets: £5.00
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Llŷr Williams
Llŷr Williams


St Peter's Church, Newton, SA3 4RB

Saturday 6 July 7.30pm


One of the most admired musicians of his generation, and a patron of the Festival, Llŷr Williams makes a welcome return to Gower. His programme includes works by Chopin - a waltz, two mazurkas and the Barcarolle in F sharp - alongside pieces by Poulenc and Ravel. He ends with Liszt's B minor Ballade and two of the composer's Transcendental Studies.

Tickets: £15.00
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Live Music Now
Live Music Now


Siloam Baptist Church, Killay, SA2 7AL

Monday 8 July 2.30pm


An afternoon concert with Jessica Robinson (soprano) and Llywelyn Ifan Jones (harp).

Tickets: £10.00
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Wales International Academy Of Voice
Wales International Academy Of Voice


St Cenydd's Church, Llangennith, SA3 1HU

Tuesday 9 July 7.30pm

Following their acclaimed concert at the 2017 festival, gifted singers from Dennis O'Neill's International Academy Of Voice perform arias and songs, including some associated with the great soprano Adelina Patti, who died one hundred years ago. An informal talk about Adelina Patti, free to ticket holders, will be given at 6.00pm in Llangennith Village Hall.

Tickets: £15.00
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Ji Liu
Ji Liu


St Paul's Church, Sketty, SA2 9AR

Wednesday 10 July 7.30pm


Drawing on the ancient Chinese philosophy of the five elements, the brilliant pianist Ji Liu plays pieces evoking fire and water. The concert includes music by Debussy and Ravel, Scriabin's Sonata Fantasy and movements from Stravinsky's Firebird Suite.

£15.00 (Unreserved)
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Carducci Quartet
Carducci Quartet


St Rhidian & St Illtyd's Church, Llanrhidian, SA3 1ER

Thursday 11 July 7.30pm


A welcome return visit to Llanrhidian Church by one of the liveliest of British chamber groups. Alongside two masterpieces of the quartet repertoire - Beethoven's Op. 95 in F minor and Ravel's Quartet - they play a tango by Piazzolla and a newly-commissioned piece, 'Barrelhouse', by Karl Jenkins.

Tickets: £15.00
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Huw Wiggin And Oliver Wass
Oliver Wass And Huw Wiggin


Clyne Chapel, Mayals, Swansea, SA3 5DH

Friday 12 July 2.30pm


"A seemingly unlikely combination of instruments that works real magic." Award-winning instrumentalists Oliver Wass and Huw Wiggin lead us on a magical journey from Bach to Chick Corea, taking in Debussy along the way, besides songs by Manuel de Falla and George Gershwin, and a brilliant fantasy on themes from Bizet's Carmen.

Tickets: £10.00
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Sir Karl Jenkins
Sir Karl Jenkins Seventy-Fifth Birthday Gala


St Mary's Church, Swansea, SA1 3LP

Saturday 13 July 7.30pm


A birthday gala celebration for the last night of the festival, with music composed and conducted by festival patron Sir Karl Jenkins. Featuring Côr Caerdydd, The Chamber Orchestra Of Wales and soloists including the harpist Catrin Finch. A spectacular finish to the 2019 festival.

£15.00 (Unreserved)
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