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Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra (PFNSCD001)

Perform Mathias, Zisso, Owen and Liszt


Sinfonietta Op. 34 (1966) - William Mathias (1934-1992)
1. Sinfonietta Op. 34 Mov. I
2. Sinfonietta Op. 34 Mov. II
3. Sinfonietta Op. 34 Mov. III

4. From the Darkness (2012) - Yfat Soul Zisso (1987-)

5. Threnody for the Passing of Branwen (1916) - Morfydd Owen (1891–1918)

6. Totentanz (Final Version, 1881) - Franz Liszt (1811–1886)

Cardiff University Synphony Orchestra
Myfanwy Dymond (Leader) Mark Eager (Conductor)

Recorded by Phil Hardman and Steve Plews at Cardiff University Concert Hall in 2014
Produced by Phil Hardman and Mark Eager
Edited and Mastered by Phil Hardman
Executive Producer: Steve Plews
Sleeve Design: Steve Plews
The Producers would like to thank Helen Conway for her assistance with the coordination of this project

Mark Eager

Mark Eager
Mark is Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of The Welsh Sinfonia, Wales’ premiere professional chamber orchestra. With them he has conducted a number of new commissions, including works by David Matthews, Rhian Samuel, Michael Csányi-Wills and Roxanna Panufnik. Reviews have praised him for his “intelligently conducted, vibrant performances” (musicweb international). As Principal Conductor of Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra, as well as enjoying an acclaimed international profile with regular tours to Australia in particular, Mark relishes the thrill of inspiring young people and professionals alike to greater music making.