Karl Jenkins: A Celebration

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Llandaff Cathedral Festival chorus present a sensational evening celebrating the 80th birthday of Wales’s premier composer Karl Jenkins. Named the world’s most popular living composer by the classic Fm’s Hall of Fame in 2015, Karl Jenkins was born in Wales and educated at Gowerton Grammar School before reading music at the University of Wales, Cardiff. He then commenced postgraduate studies at the Royal Academy of Music, London.

The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace alone has been performed close to 3000 times in 50 different countries since the recording was released and in 2023 gained the unique status of having achieved ‘1000 Weeks’ in the UK Classical chart, while his recorded output has resulted in 17 gold and platinum disc awards.

The concert will feature movements from Karl Jenkin’s Armed Man, Stabat Mater, Adiemus and, his composition for the opening of the Wales Millennium Centre, In these Stones Horizons Sing, as well as other beloved Jenkins favourites. The evening will also celebrate music by other welsh living composers.

Tickets are £25

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Enjoy code: 291448
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Concert
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Youth, Elderly, Adult
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