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A Celebration Fit for a Prince: RWCMD’s Royal Performance for His Royal Highness

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama today hosted a special performance, attended by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, in celebration of his 70th birthday.

The Royal Welsh College Orchestra performing for HRH The Prince of Wales

The concert in the Dora Stoutzker Hall featured a selection of music and drama performances, showcasing the talents of the College’s young artists. Emmy-award winner and Golden Globes nominated actor Matthew Rhys, International Chair of Drama at the College, introduced the event.

The Fighters, actors Georgina Fellows and Casey Giolito

Guests included Owen Teale, Catrin Finch and graduate Hugo Blick, as well as students, staff, supporters and friends of the College.

Listen to the BBC Radio Wales Arts Show feature on the College and the performance.


‘The Goon Show,’ actors, student Musa Trevathan and graduates Jâms Thomas and Sophie Melville

Cellist Tabitha Selley

His Royal Highness enjoying his special 70th birthday performance

Penblwydd hapus, Your Royal Highness

The Prince of Wales meeting Casey Giolito and other members of the cast after the performance.

His Royal Highness meeting leader of the orchestra, student Mark Loveday, along with Conductor David Jones

For the full press release go to our Press & Media Centre