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Gareth Glyn,
Frogwy Fawr,
Ynys Môn
LL77 7PX

Phone: +44 (0) 1248 750418
Mobile: 0777 6344 250

"offers considerable enjoyment"

(Fanfare Magazine, USA)



Gareth Glyn's new opera, Wythnos yng Nghymru Fydd (A week in a Future Wales) received its first ever performances on 10 and 11 November in the Pontio centre, Bangor before going on tour to Rosllannerchrugog (14/11), Newtown (16/11), Aberystwyth (17/11), Barry (21/11), Swansea (23/11) and Pwllheli (25/11). The libretto is an adaptation by Mererid Hopwood of Islwyn Ffowc Elis's iconic novel published 60 years ago. More details here.

The full score in its entirety can be viewed here.

Available now - the CD of Gareth Glyn's songs for tenor, with star soloists Rhys Meirion, Elgan Llŷr Thomas and Rhodri Prys Jones and the acclaimed accompanist Annette Bryn Parri. It includes such favourites as Llanrwst and The Swan Carol, and the three tenors get to sing as a trio too!  You can find more details, and buy or download the CD, here.


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March - The orchestral commissioned work ‘Gododdin’, which received its world première in the North Wales International Music Festival in 2014, in a performance by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, now available for listening on this website. Click here (then Orchestra and Band).

February - Since the orchestral commissioned work ‘Gododdin’ received its world première in the North Wales International Music Festival in 2014, in a performance by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, it has so far been broadcast three times on different dates, and on different BBC stations – Radio 3, Radio Wales and Radio Cymru.

September - Gareth’s latest orchestral commission work, ‘Gododdin’, received its world première in a performance given by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in the North Wales International Music Festival on 27 September.

July - Gareth’s work for symphony orchestra and actors, ‘The Mission of SPM-1’ was performed in the International Eisteddfod at Llangollen by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, before an audience of at least three thousand children from many parts of Wales and beyond.

June - Gareth has begun work on a Welsh opera. His intention is to create a work based on one of the 20th century’s most important novel in the language, ‘Wythnos yng Nghymru Fydd’ (A Week in a Future Wales) by Islwyn Ffowc Elis. Come back to this webpage to follow developments as they happen.

May - A capacity crowd of thousands filled Trafalgar Square in London for an open-air concert given by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev, including a performance of Gareth’s special arrangement of Berlioz’s ‘Symphonie Fantastique’ which incorporates young players into the ensemble.

July - Gareth Glyn was accorded the privilege of being invited to make the special arrangement of ‘Nimrod’ by Elgar used in the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in London on 27 July, so that 80 children, aged between 7 and 17, were able to perform side by side with members of the LSO to a worldwide audience of an estimated billion or more.

You can now view several videos of works by Gareth Glyn on this website – just go to “Video and Picture Gallery”.

July 2011
Now available!

A double CD of orchestral works by Gareth Glyn, featuring guest artists including Jonathan Pryce, Dominic Seldis, Jane Watts and Philippe Schartz. You can find full details about Welsh Incident, including audio clips of all the tracks, here.


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