SATURDAY 3 MAY 2014, 7.30 PM
Theatre Critics of Wales Award winning company, BALLET CYMRU present an outstanding double bill of new work featuring some of Wales’ most outstanding artists.
WEEK OF PINES features winner of the 2013 WELSH MUSIC PRIZE Georgia Ruth playing live.Choreographers Darius James and Amy Doughty have used songs from the Welsh Music Prize award winning album Week of Pines to create a unique work especially for the dancers of Ballet Cymru. Week of Pines is on Gwymon Records http://www.georgiaruthmusic.co.uk/
THE SAME FLAME: Ballet Cymru will be teaming up with Welsh composer Thomas Hewitt Jones to produce a new work based on Jones's composition The Same Flame, performed live on stage by the choir The Vivum Singers.
Thomas Hewitt Jones is an award-winning composer of both concert and commercial music. Winner of the 2003 BBC Young Composer Competition, Thomas has since had numerous pieces performed, broadcast and published. Ballet Cymru are delighted to be working with Thomas again, having written the scores to 'Under Milk Wood' and 'Lady of the Lake' in previous years. The Same Flame is published by Boosey & Hawkes and released on Vivum Records http://www.thomashewittjones.com/
Tickets are available direct from the Riverfront box office 01633 656757 www.newport.gov.uk/theriverfront
Read the Walesonline preview here
With support from the Arts Council of Wales, Welsh Government and Newport Council
Charity no. 1000855