A feast of fine music at Fishguard International Music Festival

From the 19th to 30th July at venues in and around Fishguard, will play host to internationally acclaimed artists from across the globe.

The festival is the first to be put together by new joint artistic directors Peter Donohoe and Gillian Green.

Together they have created a 12-day celebration of classical music that includes visiting orchestras, chamber ensembles, opera and solo artists. Highlights include:

•  Orchestral concerts from BBC National Orchestra of Wales, members of Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Sinfonia Cymru and National Youth Orchestra of Wales

•  A fully staged production of Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

•  Chamber music from Peter Donohoe, Alissa Margulis, Per Nystrom , Maggini Quartet and La Mer Trio

• Choral music from the John S Davies Singers

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Running alongside this prestigious concert programme will be a series of related events, including a Last Invasion Walk and a piano masterclass by Peter Donohoe, while the festival will pay special tribute to Welsh composer William Mathias.

"Mathias would have celebrated his 80th birthday in 2014," explained Peter.  "His music received many first performances at this festival in the past, and we are delighted that his daughter Dr Rhiannon Matthias will be joining us for this tribute to such a distinguished Welsh composer."

Tickets are available direct from the Fishguard International Music Festival 

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