The Ariosa Singers is an independent youth choir open to all young singers. Rehearsals are at the Llwynderw hall, Fairwood Road, West Cross Swansea 2pm-4pm on Sundays. The hall is at the back of Holy Cross Church, next to Mayals Primary School.
New members always welcome.
Call 01792 406062
+++Rehearsals this term will conclude on Dec 9th and resume on Sunday 20th January 2019 +++
Carol Service at Clyne Chapel, Mayals Road, Blackpill, Swansea Sunday Dec 23rd
Group from Ariosa Singers 6pm
On the Fifth Day of Christmas Dec 29th
St Peter's Newton Swansea £5
Christmas Concert 7pm for Maggies
Our Informal Afternoon Concert at St Peter's Church Newton Nov 4th 2018 raised £220 for the Hostel for the Homeless on The Strand, Swansea
Our Sacred Concert on 17 March
raised £450 for Shelter Cymru
Our Concert on Saturday 18 November at Holy Cross Church, West Cross, Swansea raised £500 for Diabetes Research UK and £500 for Holy Cross Church
CONCERT TOUR TO EDINBURGH
30 JULY - 3 AUGUST 2017
St Cuthbert's Parish Church, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, our first concert with a magnificent 4 manual organ
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The Mozart Coronation Mass concert at Holy Cross Church, Swansea on 20 April raised a profit of £1000 which will be split 50:50 between Maggie's Swansea Cancer Care and Holy Cross Church. Thanks to all who sang and played to make the concert such an overwhelming success.
|Dr Pat Steane receives a cheque for £500 from Isla, our youngest chorister, on behalf of Maggie's Cancer Care Swansea
|Bob Wigley, parish treasurer, receives a cheque for £500 presnted by Jim Watkins, a founder member of Mumbles Voices community choir
Christmas concert at St Peter's Newton Swansea, 'Carol of the Bells'
Penny Ryan is presented with the Royal School of Church Music's Certificate of Special Service at a ceremony in York Minster recently. She is seen here with Chairman of the RSCM Lord Gill, and Director of the RSCM Andrew Reid
The Ariosa Singers are an independent youth choir based in Swansea . They are directed by Penny Ryan OBE FRSA
The singers have a wide repertoire of classical and lighter music as well as modern arrangements and commissioned works. Their European concert tours have taken them to Dublin 2006, Prague 2007, Paris 2008, Barcelona 2009, Tuscany 2010, Venice 2011, Rome 2012, and Catalonia 2013. In 2016 they returned to Dublin ( photo above) and in 2017 plans are being made for a concert tour to Edinburgh, Scotland.
Natalya Romaniw is Singing Patron of the Ariosa Singers. Natalya won the Gold Medal at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London in 2011 and the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Award in 2012. She went to Houston Opera, USA on its Young Artists Programme. Back in the UK now, she is in demand as an opera singer, recently taking leading roles with Garsington Opera and Holland Park Opera.
Joint Patrons: Sir Karl Jenkins CBE
and Lady Carol Barratt Jenkins Hon RCM GRSM ARCM
President Edwina Hart MBE