27 Feb-1 March 2009. For the last ten years the feast day has been remembered with particular insistence on the music of Welsh composers of the 20th century. This year and last have been dedicated to the music of Mervyn Burtch, whose orchestral pieces, string quartets and choral works reach out to new audiences, particularly children. Works for the celebrations have been commissioned by Musica Rediviva.
27 Feb.Concert by Claire Allen-Powell soprano, Anna Risi mezzosoprano, Steven Burges piano, Roger Lewis cello and the Coro Velca accompanied by Marco Lo Muscio organ. World premiere of the Missa Brevis by Mervyn Burtch (19.30). Church of Ss. Quirico e Giulietta on the Forum, Via Tor De