News: July 2013

Bangor composer embroiled in gnome controversy ...

One of Dr Owain Llwyd’s most recent commissions - orchestrating an advertisement for Swedish furniture giant, IKEA - has been subject to strenuous complaints by the International Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Gnomes. Dr Llwyd has reassured us that ‘no gnomes were harmed in the creation of the video …’.

Publication date: 9 July 2013

Bangor staff and students featured at the Royal Academy of Music

Professor Andrew Lewis was featured in concert at the Royal Academy on July 1st alongside a work by Bangor student Kimon Grigoriadis performed by another student Katherine Betteridge.

Publication date: 1 July 2013

Dr Xenia Pestova records 3 CDs

Dr Xenia Pestova completed the recording of her third CD of John Cage: works for two pianos in Luxembourg in June. The three disks will be released on the prestigious Naxos Records label.

Publication date: 1 July 2013