Conductor and Music Director Tim Rhys-Evans investigates the process of studying at conservatoires and universities, while discovering more about the day-to-day life of an artist in training. Providing his own insight on this process as Director of Music at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Tim meets with Clair Rowden from Cardiff University's School of Music alongside students and graduates to discuss the differences between university and conservatoire education.
Bydd yr Arweinydd a’r Cyfarwyddwr Cerddoriaeth Tim Rhys-Evans yn trafod y broses o astudio mewn ysgolion cerddoriaeth a phrifysgolion, gan ddysgu mwy am fywyd beunyddiol artist sy’n hyfforddi. Bydd Tim yn cynnig ei gipolwg ei hun ar y broses hon, ac yntau’n Gyfarwyddwr Cerddoriaeth yng Ngholeg Brenhinol Cerdd a Drama Cymru, a bydd yn cyfarfod â Clair Rowden o Ysgol Gerddoriaeth Prifysgol Caerdydd, ynghyd â myfyrwyr a graddedigion, i drafod y gwahaniaethau rhwng addysg prifysgol ac addysg ysgolion cerddoriaeth.
This performance of The Marriage of Figaro was recorded with Decca in 1959; now in the Public Domain. Erich Kleiber conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker; Cesare Siepi, Hilde Gueden, Alfred Poell and Lisa della Casa sing the main roles.
The recording of Mozart’s Don Giovanni is conducted by Josef Krips and sees Cesare Sepi in the title role. Recorded in 1955 with the Weiner Philharmoniker Orchestra and Chorus; we would also like to extend out thanks to Decca, with whom this recording was published.
The recording of Bizet’s Carmen is conducted by Thomas Beecham, with Janine Micheau, Nicolai Gedda and Ernest Blanc. Recorded in 1960, used with thanks to Parlaphone records.