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Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

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Address: North Road | Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER, Wales
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Musical Hot Spot

Wonderful performances by students and visiting professional artists.Lunch time and evening concerts cover a wide range, jazz,world music, experimental and classical... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Garry L
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Wonderful performances by students and visiting professional artists.Lunch time and evening concerts cover a wide range, jazz,world music, experimental and classical repertoire.Brilliant acoustics in Dora Stoutzker Hall (the usual venue for musical events).

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

I went to an award ceremony not a concert. The venue was very busy. its clearly quite a hib for people who may not be attending an event

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Thank Donna M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Saw Ralph Mctell at the theatre and what a fabulous place this is. The sound as you would expect is excellent and looking forward to going again. Modern clean a beautiful building.

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Thank johnbute
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

I did not plan anything in advance but somehow ended up in this place. Good live music, great food and fabulous people too. You get to watch the talented students performing at a fraction of the price when you attend a normal theatre. The building by itself is a great piece of architecture.

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Thank Concierge3725
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Lovely start to thr weekends with live music in a great setting. Coffee is okay too but food offer could be stronger.

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Thank harry19782017
Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

I recently attended a conference at this facility and was really impressed with the architecture, layout and facilities at the venue. There is an impressive program of events, concerts on at the college and well worth supporting.

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Thank Jeff E
Leyland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

You can see some fantastic theatre here for amazing price. Go and watch the super talented students for a fraction of the usual theatre prices. You may be watching the next generation of Oscar winners!

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Thank jtas
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was a 1 p.m. concert given by the students specialising in percussion on the day in question. £8 entrance fee with no reductions. The conductor really enjoyed his job in deputising. A robust performance.

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Thank Desmond C
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I don't know how much it is worth visiting the inside of the building (unless it's for a performance) but the building is a great piece of architecture and is worth a look if you're in the area.

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Thank Laurie C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Architect designed state-of-the-art acoustics in this world renouned music college. Worth a visit if just to see a performance from the students.

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