Tristian Evans: Cyngerdd Kyffin Williams Concert

Tristian Evans will perform a programme of piano music inspired in various ways by artist Kyffin Williams (1918 - 2006). Drawing on themes and images of Anglesey, Snowdonia, Patagoinia and elsewhere, as portryaed in Kyffin's artworks, the concert will include a new comission by composer John Hywel, entitled "Song of the Mountain", and will be acompanied by a backdrop of paintings and visual footage. An arrgament of "Hiraeth" from Voyage to Patagonia by Dafydd Bullock, as well as pieces by Edward McDowell and Frank Bridge among others will be performed. As part of the musical tribute, some of Kyffin's favourite pieces of music will also be played, as discussed during the Desert Island Discs broadcast during 2001, including pieces by J. S. Bach and John Tavener. This series of concert was launched at Galeri, Caernarfon in January 2019 to coincide with Oriel Môn's new exhibitionn, "Drawn from the Collection" that began on 9 February 2019.

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