Resonate: Three Welsh Songs by Huw Watkins
About the piece
Three Welsh Songs is an audacious re-telling of three traditional Welsh folk songs. As songs without words, the composer’s imaginative writing is multi-layered, combining both beauty and agitation. Audiences will enjoy hearing this distinctive interpretation of familiar melodies in performances across Wales, coinciding with traditional St. David’s Day celebrations.
About the composer
Watkins is a Welsh born composer and pianist. His works encompass orchestral, chamber music, vocal and operatic repertoire. Recent major works include Symphony commissioned by the Halle Orchestra and In the Locked Room a chamber opera co-commissioned by Music Theatre Wales/Scottish Opera. Huw is currently Composer in Association with BBCNOW.
Championed by Sinfonia Cymru