colwinston charitable trust
Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Mousetrap Theatre Projects - Family First Nights

A Chair in Love

 

GRANTS 2008/9

During the financial year 2008/9 the Trust made the following grants:

Organisation

Project

Grant

Welsh National Opera

Revival of Donizetti’s opera L’Elisir d’amore, plus matinee performances of The Barber of Seville and La Boheme, and associated WNO Max activities.

£70,000

Music Theatre Wales

Support for performances in Wales of “For You”, a new opera by Michael Berkeley, and the “Stories in Music” project.

£25,000

Chapter Arts

To support the Chapter Gallery refurbishment.

£20,000

Wales Millennium Centre

Core support (£10,000) and an audience development project based around West Side Story.

£17,155

The Circuit

A concert and educational tour by CBSO to Mid and West Wales.

£16,000

Mid Wales Opera

Performances in Wales of a new production of Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann.

£12,000

Mousetrap Theatre Projects

Support for the Family First Nights programme (2nd instalment)

£10,000

Gregynog Festival

Core support for 75th anniversary Festival

£10,000

Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts

Support for visit by Estonian Male Choir as part of the 60th anniversary Festival.

£10,000

Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts

Core support and commissioning of a piano trio by Joe Duddell.

£8,000

The Yehudi Menuhin Young Violinists International Competition Trust

To support outreach and audience development initiatives.

£8,000

Sound Affairs

Support for the creative processes leading to a tour of Wales of a new work by Charlie Barber, “The Boulevard of Broken Dreams” with the Mavron String Quartet and Jean Abreu.

£7,900

Taliesin Theatre/Swansea University

Support for the education project and schools’ matinee performances of John Metcalf’s comic opera, “A Chair in Love” in association with a tour to venues in Wales .

£5,000

Parc & Dare Band

Core support for 2008 Welsh Brass Festival

£5,000

Lower Machen Festival

Project support for 2008 Festival focussing on developing new and younger audiences.

£3,000

Fishguard International Music Festival

Core support for 2008 Festival

£3,000

Total

 

£230,055

 

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