(032) Baritone / Bass Solo 25 and over

Entry Deadline
 1 May 2020

Competitors must choose one song from Section A and one from Section B
Section A:
Opera:
‘Hai già vinta la causa!’ / ‘Vedro mentr’io sospiro’ (‘Fe enillwyd yr achos!’ / ‘A ddylwn golli mwyniant?’), Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart, Arias for Baritone [Schirmer GS81100] Welsh words by Heini Gruffudd
‘Questo amor, vergogna mai’ (‘Serch a ddaeth â gwarth i’w ganlyn’), Edgar, Puccini, Arias for Baritone [Schirmer GS81100] Welsh words by John Stoddart
‘O patria, o cara patria’ /‘O Tu Palermo’ (‘Hawddamor fy mamwlad annwyl’ / ‘Palermo deg’), I Vespri Siciliani, Verdi, Arias for Bass [Schirmer GS81101] Welsh words by T Ifor Rees

Oratorio/Mass:   
‘I feel the Deity within’ / ‘Arm Arm ye brave’ (‘O’m mewn cwyd llais y Duwdod cu’ / ‘Cledd, arwyr, cledd!’), Judas Maccabeus, Handel, Oratorio Anthology Baritone/Bass [Hal Leonard 0074061] Welsh words by John Stoddart (Recitiative ) and Stephen J Williams (Aria)
‘Enough! To Heav’n we leave the rest’ / ‘With pious hearts’ (‘Dim mwy! I’r Nef ein ffawd gadawn’ / ‘Â chalon bur’), Judas Maccabeus, Handel Judas Maccabeus, Handel [Novello NOV072486] Welsh words by Dafydd Wyn Jones

Section B:
Welsh Solo
‘Gwynfyd’, Meirion Williams [Tŷ Cerdd TCV 083] - Original key only
‘Y Llyn’, Meirion Williams [Tŷ Cerdd TCV 095]

33. David Ellis Memorial Prize – Blue Riband
The adjudication panel will choose four competitors across the categories in competitions 29-32 to compete on the pavilion stage.
(a) Solo (Section A)
(b) Own choice of a solo by a Welsh composer excluding Meirion Williams

Prize:
David Elis Memorial Medal (Delyth Hopkins Evans, Pontrhydygroes) and £200 (Cronfa Goffa y Bariton Aeron Gwyn, enillydd y Rhuban Glas yn 2005)
Ysgoloriaeth Dai Jones (Llanilar), worth £500 for the winner of the David Ellis Memorial Prize towards accompaniment costs and further coaching
The winner will accept a special invitation to perform in Australia during the St David’s Day celebrations at the Melbourne Welsh Church

Prizes
  1. £150 (Côr Meibion Cwmann a’r Cylch)
  2. £100 (Côr Meibion Cwmann a’r Cylch)
  3. £50 (Côr Meibion Cwmann a’r Cylch)
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