Gwyn joined the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) in 1965 under Hugo Rignold followed by Louis Fremaux and was later appointed principal viola by Sir Simon Rattle.
The Fund supports talented young violists at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
GWYN WILLIAMS BURSARY CONCERT
SUNDAY 5 MAY 2019 at 7pm in the Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
The evening will be introduced by the first voice of Classic FM, Nick Bailey and features performances by professional musicians who knew and worked with Gwyn as well as current students of the Conservatoire.
Programme to include:
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata, D.821
Brahms Two Songs for Voice, Viola and Piano
Smetana String Quartet No. 1 in E minor (“From My Life”)
Bellini Casta Diva
Schubert Ave Maria
Briccialdi Carnevale di Venezia, Op.78
Yvonne Howard mezzo-soprano
Maria Jagusz mezzo soprano
Peter O’ Connor flute
Yuxin Chen viola
Chris Yates viola
Yang Bai piano
John Wilson piano
The Behn Quartet
Spaces for this event are limited so early booking is advised. Please contact Robin Leonard on 0121 331 5534 or at email@example.com for further details.
Suggested donation of £30