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Time Credits

 

Here at St David’s Hall we are very pleased to be involved with the Time Credits scheme. Run by Tempo (formerly Spice) a charity started in Wales in 2008 the scheme is now at work across the UK. Their vision is one of strong, connected communities where everyone’s time is valued. 

Time Credits are a way of recognising the amazing things people do in their communities, with everyone’s time worth the same, volunteering at one of the many projects taking part in the scheme. These range from Wales Wildlife Watch, Global Gardens, Recovery Cymru, Whitchurch Cycling Club, Work Clubs in Rhondda Cynon Taf and many other great projects. The credits can then be spent at many leisure outlets, including selected events at St David’s Hall and New Theatre. 

Look out for the symbol above to see where the Time Credit scheme applies* and visit timecredits.com for further information.

*subject to availability, Terms & conditions apply

List of shows available:

 The Society of Women Organists
 Anne Marsden Thomas and Ghislaine Reece-Trapp
 Lunchtime Concerts
 Tuesday 21 January, 1pm |  Level 3 Lounge 
 2 credits 

 The Society of Women Organists presents an engaging Lunchtime Organ Concert with a difference......

 The award-winning London-based Concert Organist Ghislaine Reece-Trapp and the acclaimed Organist, Teacher and founder of the St Giles International Organ School, Anne Marsden Thomas MBE, join forces for a combined Organ Concert and Educational Event exploring the magnificent Concert Organ in St David’s Hall.

 Capital City Jazz Orchestra & guest soloist, Nikki Iles
 Tuesday 21 January, 8pm |  Level 3 Lounge 
 2 credits 

 Cardiff's own Capital City Jazz Orchestra are joined by special guest soloist Nikki Iles for a fantastic night of Jazz. 

 Jean-Sélim Abdelmoula, piano
 Lunchtime Concerts
 Tuesday 11 February, 1pm
 2 credits

 Prize winning pianist and composer,  Jean-Sélim Abdelmoula, studied at the Lusanne Conservatorie and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. He was invited by Sir Andrâs Schiff to give solo recitals as part of the Building Bridges concert series, supporting new talent and he is currently completing his studies on the Sir Andrâs Schiff Performance Programme for Young Pianists at the Kronberg Academy.

 Simon Desbruslais and Jakob Fichert
 Lunchtime Concerts
 Tuesday 25 February, 1pm 
 2 credits 

 Simon Desbruslais is a critically acclaimed trumpet soloist, equally active in baroque and contemporary music. He has recorded extensively for Signum Classics, including 'Psalm: Contemporary British Trumpet Concertos' and 'The Art of Dancing'. 

 Jakob Fichert is a pianist with an international profile. He has performed extensively in the UK and abroad and has recorded for Toccata Classics, Resonus Classics, Divine Arts and Naxos to great critical acclaim both as a soloist and collaborating artist. 

 Breabach
 Roots Unearthed
 Tuesday 25 February, 8pm |  Level 3 Lounge 
 2 credits 

 2020 marks a very special year in the life of Scottish folk favourites Breabach, their 15th anniversary no less. Throughout those 15 years Breabach have always looked to acknowledge and respect the origins of both the music they play and the roots of the band whilst embracing the future with new ideas, energy and belief. It is these key attributes, combined with hard work and talent, that has seen them develop into one of Scotland’s most exciting and successful folk groups.

 Ivan Ilić, piano
 Lunchtime Concerts
 Tuesday 17 March, 1pm 
 2 credits 

 Ivan Ilić is an “adventurous pianist” who “likes his music on the brainy side” (The New Yorker). His repertoire stretches from the virtuosity of Godowsky’s Chopin Etudes to the abstract calm of Morton Feldman. His commitment to understanding composers in all their complexity – then communicating that insight intelligibly to a wide audience – has made him a unique presence on the musical landscape.

This concert is part of Beethoven 250, a Cardiff wide celebration of Beethoven's anniversary.

 Chris Wood
 Roots Unearthed
 Tuesday 17 March, 8pm |  Level 3 Lounge 
 2 credits 

 Chris Wood is an uncompromising writer whose music reveals his love for the un-official history of the English speaking people. With gentle intelligence he weaves the tradition with his own contemporary parables.

 Sinfornia Cymru
 Lunchtime Concerts
 Tuesday 31 March, 1pm
 2 credits 

 Three young professional string players from Sinfonia Cymru, led by Caroline Pether, come together for an inspiring concert of Dohnányi's Serenade which premiered in Vienna in 1904, followed by Beethoven's String Trio in C minor - once regarded his best composition. 

This concert is part of Beethoven 250, a Cardiff wide celebration of Beethoven's anniversary.

 Mavron Quartet
 Lunchtime Concerts
 Tuesday 14 April, 1pm
 2 credits

 Fresh from recent performances in St Petersburg, Russia, the Mavron Quartet return for another captivating lunchtime concert. Continuing the Russian theme, the Mavrons will present Prokofiev’s String Quartet No. 1 alongside Mozart's String Quartet No. 15 in D minor. 

 Come and experience another exhilarating performance from St David's Hall's ensemble in residence, the Mavron Quartet.

 Capital City Jazz Orchestra & guest soloist, Enrico Tomasso
 Tuesday 28 April, 8pm |  Level 3 Lounge 
 2 credits 

 Cardiff's own Capital City Jazz Orchestra are joined by special guest soloist Enrico Tomasso for a fantastic night of Jazz. 

 The Hollies
 Friday 1 May, 7.30pm
 
2 credits

 The Hollies are one of Britain’s best-loved bands. Their soaring, distinctive harmonies, brilliantly crafted songs coupled with The Hollies extensive back catalogue of memorable hits has ensured the longevity of one of the greatest groups to emerge from the early 1960’s British Rock revolution – a time when British Music began to shake the world. 

 The band have produced some of the best-loved songs: The Air That I Breathe, American number one: Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress), Bus Stop, I’m Alive, Carrie Anne, the soul-stirring He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother... the list goes on.

 Jamie Smith's MABON
 
Roots Unearthed
 Friday 22 May, 8pm |  Level 3 Lounge 
 2 credits 

 A lot can change in twenty years!  
Like a high-end cheese, Mabon matured gradually into the virtuosic Titans of original, interceltic music that they are today.

 Two decades of sparky jigs and slammin’ reels; stirring songs and exquisite ballads; award-winning performances, mighty banter and a faithful following of ardent fans -this is a band that knows its stuff. 

 Midnight Skyracer
 Roots Unearthed
 Tuesday 9 June, 8pm |  Level 3 Lounge 
 2 credits 

IBMA Momentum Award nominated bluegrass band, Midnight Skyracer have been tearing up the UK bluegrass and folk scene since their inception less than two years ago. Their all star lineup and exciting live performances have sent them racing skywards at an astounding pace right from the start.

 Lady Maisery
 Part of Welsh Proms 2020 | Folk Prom
 Monday 20 July, 8pm |  Level 3 Lounge
 2 credits 

In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative music, Lady Maisery shine brightly. In 2016 The Guardian described theirs as “some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene”. With their unique approach to harmony singing, intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions, multi-instrumentalists and singers Hazel Askew, Hannah James and Rowan Rheingans harness and celebrate their united voice.

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