Vale of Glamorgan Festival - Astrid the Street Organ

Oval Basin

Cardiff Bay
CF83 8PU


In celebration of VOGF’s 50th anniversary, we have commissioned ten composers (eight of them from Wales) to write short pieces for Street Organ. The new works will be premiered at Wales Millennium Centre, before touring to St Fagans National Museum of History, Barry Island, Penarth Pier, Aberystwyth, the National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst, and Bangor.

We are excited that this project will create a platform to celebrate established, multi award-winning composers alongside exciting younger talents. Each composer has been selected for their shared ability to voice something truly unique through their music.

Join us for this concert of 10 world premieres written for Astrid the Dutch Street Organ by:

Mark David Boden, Graham Fitkin, Gareth Glyn, John Metcalf, Lynne Plowman, Steph Power, Guto Pryderi Puw, Claire Victoria Roberts, David Roche & Ben Wallace.

This performance is free and unticketed – turn up and see how many composers you can spot in the crowd!

Dutch Street Organ Owner and Operator: Francis Stapleton
Organ Project Co-ordinator: David Roche