colwinston charitable trust
Artes Mundi 6

Nicholas Pope - Acquisition -  Ten Commandment Vessels - National Museum Wales

Clonter Opera Theatre

Carmen

Bango Music Festival

Family First Nights

Fishguard International Music Festival

GRANTS 2016/17

During the financial year 2016/17 the Trust made the following grants:

Organisation

Project

Grant level

*Artes Mundi

To support the Live Guides, core funding and the expansion of the exhibition outside the NMW. (2nd tranche)

£125,000

*Music Theatre Wales

New production of a Welsh language opera based on “Y Twr” composed by Guto Puw.

£125,000

*Wales Millennium Centre

Support for various events, including: Wales 1000, Land of Song, Choir Clocks, Access All Arias and “The Opera for the Unknown Woman “ programmed within The Festival of Voice 2016
(2nd tranche)

£100,000

Agatha Christie Trust for Children

Support for families with children affected by cancer.

£88,915

*Welsh National Opera

Support for the Company’s new Digital strategy. (2nd Year)

£87,000

Aldeburgh Music

New production of Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Snape Maltings Concert Hall in June 2017

£35,000

Arts & Business Cymru

Creative Internships Programme  - Year 4
To encourage recent graduates to consider arts fundraising as a career.

£20,000

Mousetrap Theatre Projects

Family First Nights Programme (2nd of 2) To assist disadvantaged families to attend live theatre in London

£20,000

Mid Wales Opera

New Production of Handel’s Semele in partnership with RWCMD and touring in Wales

£20,000

Sinfonia Cymru

Core Funding for 20:20 programme

£20,000

Valley Kids

To support the Visual Arts programme focusing on support for the Artist in residence, community engagement and an international exhibition programme. (1st tranche of 2)

£20,000

Aloud Charity

To support the extension of OBA activities to include 4 choirs in North Wales

£15,000

Cheltenham Festivals

Musicate project: aimed at inspiring children to both to love and to critically engage with music.

£15,000

Paintings in Hospitals

To support the costs of a Wales Project Coordinator and the acquisition of paintings from Welsh artists for the collection over 2 years.

£11,000

Cory Band

Dahl’ing our Brass Project: for the development and performance of a new composition by Philip Harper linking with the Dahl 100 celebrations and development of the Cory Academy

£10,300

Ffotogallery

To support the “Picturing the Revolution” strand of the 2017 Cardiff International Festival of Photography

£10,000

 Sistema Cymru

To expand the activities of Sistema Cymru in two schools in disadvantaged areas of North Wales.

£10,000

Mahogany Opera Group

To support performances in Wales of a new family opera, “The Rattler”, by Stephen Deazley and Martin Riley.

£10,000

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

To support talented young Welsh musicians with placements in the NYOGB and “Inspire” activities.

£10,000

Ty Cerdd

To support the Composer in residence scheme for the National Youth Ensembles, and a recording of a “Clytemnestra “by Rhian Samuel with BBCNow, and soprano Ruby Hughes

£8,846

Operasonic

To support the development costs of The Floodgates, a new opera production for young people.

£7,000

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)

Requests and Antisongs” exhibition and new commission by Welsh artist, James Richards

£6,000

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

To support the provision of regular free Jazz events at the College and the guest artist series.

£6,000

Presteigne Festival

To support performances of works by Huw Watkins at the 2016 Festival

£5,000

Unicorn Theatre

Explore  - to develop new partnerships with London schools participating in the Explore project.

£5,000

Young Music Makers of Dyfed

Core funding (2nd of 2) To encourage young people to write and perform music and to provide opportunities to work with professional musicians.

£5,000

Ballet Cymru

Special performance of Little Red Riding Hood, with BBC NOW at the Wales Millennium Centre as part of Roald Dahl celebrations.

£4,000

RPS Royal Philharmonic Society

To support the Female Choral Conductors programme in Wales

£3,000

Bangor Music Festival

To support core costs of the 2017 Festival

£2,500

 TOTAL

 

£804,561

* Recipients of the 125th Anniversary Awards

 

See grants awarded by the Trust for earlier years:

2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10 | 2008-09

2007-08 | 2006-07

 

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