Darius Brubeck Quartet

  The Darius Brubeck Quartet, with its three dimensional programming of original compositions, Dave Brubeck hits and South African jazz is a real draw. Playing to consistently sold-out houses at regional festivals and clubs, including London’s Ronnie Scott’s,...
The Drama Club

The Drama Club

The Drama Club is a new venture here at Rhosygilwen run by our resident playwright Richard Lewis Davies. Richard will develop original and established works. He is currently working on projects with the National Theatre of Wales and Broken Souls Theatre Company and...

West Wales to Finland via London

Geraint Talfan Davies recounts the recent travels of the Welsh National Opera An excerpt from an article by the Chairman of the Welsh National Opera includes coverage of a visit to Neaudd y Dderwen Tuesday, 22 July. A packed event in the oak-framed hall at...

Young Musicians, Mexico and Musical Coups

Some highlights from this year’s Festival The programme for the internationally-acclaimed Fishguard International Music Festival, which runs from July 19 to 30, is the first to be put together by new joint artistic directors Peter Donohoe CBE and Gillian Green. And...

Thomas Paine, The French Revolution, and The Rights of Man

In 1791, Thomas Paine published The Rights of Man, a hugely influential work of pamphleteering, in which he expounded the virtues of the French Revolution and its principles. Paine hoped to influence the course of history in England (and Wales!) by disseminating...