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|Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:32 pm Post subject: The National Eisteddfod of Wales
|According to the website of The National Eïsteddfod of Wales, Sir Bryn will be in concert presenting Paul Robeson Friday and Saturday 3-4 August.
Hwn yw fy Mrawd
** Tickets available from 3 April**
Online : Order online from 08:30
Order over the phone from 10:00. 0845 4090 800
Location : Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre.
Time : 20:00 (Cymanfa 10:30)
From a première starring Bryn Terfel to an audience with Welsh icon Geraint Jarman @Eisteddfod_eng concerts go on sale on 3 April.
For the first time, there will be two performances of the Eisteddfod's opening concert. Sir Bryn Terfel is a star This is my Brother: Paul Robeson - Hero for Wales, Hero of the World, a beopic of the life of actor and singer Paul Robeson and his strong connection with Wales. We can track the life of Robeson through the eyes of one of his foremost supporters, Mr Jones, portrayed by Sir Bryn Terfel, as he tells the story of Twm, a young boy looking for a hero.
Twm is portrayed by Steffan Cennydd. Other performers include five young soloists, John Ieuan Jones, Elain Llwyd, Elin Llwyd, Steffan Prys Roberts and Mared Williams, all former national winners, together with the 2016 Eisteddfod Festival Choir, Côrdydd, a choir of the youth of the Cardiff catchment area, Ensemble Black Voices from Birmingham, and dancer Matthew Gough.
Mererid Hopwood is the author of the libreto, and the music was composed by Robat Arwyn. The director is Betsan Llwyd. The performance of Friday night is held on the day since the day since Paul Robeson addressed the 1958 Eisteddfod audience in Ebbw Vale.
Tickets of £ 20