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Time Credits

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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:

OCTOBER 2021

  • Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra: Opera Spectacular!
    Friday 15 October 2021, 7.30pm
    2 credits 

    If you want to enter the world of opera, without having to sit through a whole production, then this concert is for you. Essentially it’s the highlights from some of the greatest operas ever written….., the moments in an opera that bring the house down in operas such as Carmen, Aida, Samson and Delilah, Turandot, Cavalleria rusticana, La boheme and more besides.

  • Craig Ogden
    Cardiff Classical Series
    Monday 18 October 2021, 7.30pm
    2 credits 

    Violinist David Juritz transcribed Bach's masterpiece for Craig Ogden, widely acknowledged as one of the leading guitarists of his generation. They will be joined by the internationally renowned cellist, Tim Hugh, winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition and former principal cellist of the London Symphony Orchestra. 

  • Capital City Jazz Orchestra & guest soloist, Alex Garnett
    Tuesday 19 October 2021, 8pm

    Level 3 Lounge | 2 credits

    Alex Garnett has been one of the leading saxophonists in the UK and Mainland Europe for over 2 decades, being instantly recognized by his dark, husky sound. A hugely versatile musician and first call sideman, he has enjoyed success as both a professional creative jazz artist, composer and arranger, and an in demand session, studio and commercial saxophonist, having racked up countless album sideman and recording credits along the way.

  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    Cardiff Classical Series
    Thursday 28 October 2021, 7.30pm
    2 credits 

    A flute whispers, a harp swoons, and on a luminous surge of sound, Debussy conjures a whole, gorgeous new world. Somehow French composers just know how to make an orchestra sound absolutely ravishing.

NOVEMBER 2021

  • Show of Hands 
    Sunday 28 November 2021, 7.30pm
    2 credits 

    Music legends Phil Beer and Steve Knightley will return as Show of Hands to captivate audiences with live renditions of their award-winning hits and festival favourites, two years since their concerts were cancelled due to Covid-19. The evening will feature a set of iconic signature tracks from the last 25 years, encapsulated on their soon to be released new album Singled Out, whilst the second set will bring together new material and classic Show of Hands tracks.

  • Sam Sweeney Band
    Roots Unearthed 
    Tuesday 30 November 2021, 8pm
    Level 3 Lounge | 2 credits 

    After embarking on a solo career, releasing his debut solo album The Unfinished Violin on Island.  Records and touring it to sell-out crowds on the 2019 album launch tour, Sam is releasing his highly anticipated second solo album in Spring 2020.  

    Sam and his new band are putting something into English music that has never been there before.  This album has the swagger and groove of traditional English music with the huge sound, flair, energy and festival spirit of bands coming out of the Celtic and Scandinavian music scenes. 

    The new album occupies a very different sound to The Unfinished Violin.  Leaving string sections, piano, and harmonium behind, the new band features acoustic and electric guitars and double bass. 

DECEMBER 2021

  • The Sixteen
    Cardiff Classical Series
    Sunday 5 December 2021, 3.00pm
    2 credits 

    Join us for an afternoon of The Sixteen's festive music as they centred around Bob Chilcott’s evocative and atmospheric double-choir O antiphons, as well as their usual mix of traditional carols and festive favourites.

  • City of Cardiff Voices presents CHRISTMAS
    Saturday 11 December 2021, 3pm
    2 credits 

    Since debuting at St David’s Hall in 2013 City Voices Cardiff has always delighted audiences with their concerts in December offering a wide range of music to get you in the festive mood. This year will be no different. 

    So what can you expect from our festive offering this year? We've got the normal mix of old and new, favourite songs from the past mixed with new songs to explore. So if you think Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town then you will Rejoice With Exceeding Great Joy! There really is something for everyone from the traditional to the contemporary – as always a veritable potpourri of musical genres and styles. All these plus audience carols and the ever-popular audience participation Twelve Days of Christmas!  

JANUARY 2022

  • Orchestra of the Age of Englightenment
    Cardiff Classical Series
    Wednesday 26 January 2022, 7.30pm
    2 credits 

    Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment presents baroque favourites including Vivaldi’s 'Spring' from The Four Seasons and Pachelbel's Canon.

FEBRUARY 2022

  • Philharmonia Orchestra
    Cardiff Classical Series
    Wednesday 9 February 2022, 7.30pm
    2 credits 

    Joining the Philharmonia is Grammy Award-winning violinist James Ehnes, “a violinist in a class of his own” (The Times) with John Wilson who is a regular guest conductor with the Philharmonia.

  • Alis Huws
    Lunchtime Concerts
    Tuesday 15 February 2022, 1pm
    2 credits 

    Newly appointed Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales, Alis Huws is a freelance soloist and chamber musician. She has played for the Royal Family on several occasions, and given performances across Europe and the Far East. 

    Alis performs regularly at high profile events for the Welsh Assembly Government, including the opening of their new offices at the British Embassy in Berlin last year, their St David’s Day celebrations at Lancaster House, and the official Royal opening of the Senedd in 2016. Earlier this year, she was invited to perform at Buckingham Palace to mark 50 years since the investiture of HRH The Prince of Wales. 

MARCH 2022

APRIL 2022

  • Gretchen Peters
    Sunday 10 April 2022, 7.30pm   
    2 credits 

    For two decades, Gretchen Peters has been one of Nashville's most beloved and respected artists. "If Peters never delivers another tune as achingly beautiful as 'On A Bus To St. Cloud,'" People Magazine wrote, "she has already earned herself a spot among country's upper echelon of contemporary composers.”

    Inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October 2014 by singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell, who called her "both a songwriter and a poet (who) sings as beautifully as she writes,” and said her song The Matador, "moved me so greatly, I cried from the soles of my feet”, Peters has accumulated accolades as a songwriter for artists as diverse as Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, The Neville Brothers, Patty Loveless, George Strait, Bryan Adams and Faith Hill. Her 2015 album, ‘Blackbirds’, debuted at #1 on the UK Country chart and in the top 40 UK pop chart, and was awarded International Album of the Year and Song of the Year.

  • Hot Club of Cowtown
    Tuesday 26 April 2022, 8pm
    Level 3 Lounge | 2 credits 

    Since its beginnings in the late 1990s, the Hot Club of Cowtown’s star has continued to rise as its reputation for jaw-dropping virtuosity and unforgettable live shows has become the band’s global brand. Lauded for its “down-home melodies and exuberant improvisation” (The Times, London), the Hot Club has always woven a combination of seemingly disparate styles together to its own magical effect, setting up camp “at that crossroads where country meets jazz and chases the blues away” (The Independent), remaining “conscious always that above all else, the music is for dancing and an old-fashioned good time” (New York Times). The band’s musical alchemy has been described as “another breathless journey in the Texas tardis” (The Times, London), while American Songwriter observed that “the excellent three players of this band could be doing anything but have chosen to honor the greats of jazz and swing with their sound.” The Belfast Telegraph calls the Hot Club of Cowtown “a pretty much perfect country trio at the very top of their game,” and the New York Times, in a live review the trio as armed with “an arsenal full of technique and joy.”

  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Cardiff Classical Series
    Thursday 28 April 2022, 7.30pm
    2 credits 

    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra returns to St David’s Hall with their new Music Director Vasily Petrenko and pianist Boris Giltburg for an evening of orchestral masterpieces by Beethoven, Walton and Williams.

MAY 2022

  • The Hallé
    Cardiff Classical Series
    Tuesday 10 May 2022, 7.30pm
    2 credits 

    Jonathan Bloxham joins the Hallé for a performance of a magnificent work that simply brims with great melodies, Dvorák’s Eighth Symphony.

  • Capital City Jazz Orchestra & guest soloist, Enrico Tomasso
    Tuesday 31 May 2022, 8pm   
    Level 3 Lounge | 2 credits 

    Enrico Tomasso will join the CCJO. A top trumpeter on the jazz scene. Enrico has won the British Jazz Awards five times. Performing at major festivals and jazz clubs around Europe, his exciting personality and presence on stage as well as his command of the instrument and stylistic invention makes him an outstanding musician, much in demand for live performances and period jazz styles in the studio. He has met and was mentored by Louis Armstrong as a child and has played with many jazz maestros on his journey.

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