Literature Festival Programme - Friends of the Festival - Music Festival Programme September 2007 - All Saints Church 2007

21st-26th May 2007

All Saints Church Oystermouth, Swansea

Patron: Most Rev. and Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury



Monday 21st May 7.30pm

Bishop Vaughan

Memorial Lecture

Very Rev'd John Davies, Dean of Brecon Cathedral


Tuesday 22nd May 7.30pm

Vivaldi's Sonnets & Four Seasons

Trio Primavera

Sali Wyn Ryan violin - Jacqueline Phillips cello - Nerys Richards harpsichord


Wednesday 23rd May 7.30pm

Charles Court Opera Company


Gilbert and Sullivan

With the Eaton-Young piano duo


Thursday 24th May 8.30pm

Shakespeare in Song

(with a taste of Noel Coward)

John Lofthouse baritone - Andrew Matthews Owen piano


Friday 25th May l pm for 1.30pm


Victoria Hall, Dunns Lane

Mumbles. Guest speaker: District Judge Stuart Batcup 'Musings from the Principality'


Saturday 26th May 7.30pm

Navy Day Concert

Natalya Romaniw soprano - Hywel Evans piano - The Ariosa Singers

Director Penny Ryan OBE FRSA

Ystradgynlais Male Choir, Directed by Conway Morgan


Box Office 01797.406062

Tickets also available from Mumbles Tourist Information Centre 01792 361302


All aged 16 and under pay half price, except for the Festival Luncheon


Festival Friends

Last year, the fees and donations from the Friends were a significant help to the maintenance of the high quality of our concerts. Please consider becoming a friend of the All Saints Alive! Festivals 2007 Single membership costs 10, membership for two is 15 and family membership costs 20. Please note that your membership fee covers both our Literature and Music Festivals. Friends receive reserved seating for many of the events.

We acknowledge sponsorship from

The Austin Bailey Trust
St Cecilia Concerts
Festival Friends
Mumbles Community Council
Mumbles Rotary Club
And partnership with the Gower Festival and the Mumbles Tourist Information Centre


All information is correct at time of going to press. The promoters cannot accept any responsibility for changes that take place subsequently. Further details of the programme may be obtained from the Festival Office 01792 406062


All Saints Alive! Music Festival September 3rd - 23rd 2007

Featuring two international virtuoso pianists Young­Choon Park and lvan Ilic;
a celebration of Elgar's music; 
a performance of Mozart's Coronation Mass and Vaughan Willams' Towards the Unknown Region by the Ariosa Singers;
a recital by Helen Field, international opera and lieder singer with Andrew Matthews Owen piano;
a coffee concert with Natalya Romaniw and Joe Morgan;
an evening of Young Singers; a Gala Concert with Pontarddulais Male Choir and soloists.
There will be a choral candlelit meditation for peace and two celebratory services  Songs of Praise and Festival Choral Evensong with preacher Bishop David Thomas.

We acknowledge the support of Rev'd Canon Keith Evans, Vicar of Oystermouth, the Churchwardens, Arfon Williams and Yvonne Gabriel.

Festival Director:

Penny Ryan OBE FRSA

Literature Festival Programme - Friends of the Festival - Music Festival Programme September 2007 - All Saints Church 2007