Daniel Soley 1995

Cyfansoddwr ac artist perfformio â’i gartref yng Nghaerdydd yw Daniel Soley a raddiodd yn ddiweddar o Goleg Brenhinol Cerdd a Drama Cymru gydag anrhydedd yn y dosbarth cyntaf. Yn gydweithredwr brwd, mae wedi cyfansoddi ar gyfer Sinffonia Cymru, Cerddorfa Genedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru a Chwmni Theatr Richard Burton ac wedi darparu gwaith ar gyfer yr Hallé, Cerddoriaeth John Hardy a Theatr Hijinx. Yn 2015 derbyniodd Wobr Cyfansoddwr Ifanc Urdd Cerddoriaeth Cymru ac yn 2017 dyfarnwyd gair o ganmoliaeth iddo’n wobr gan Ŵyl Ffilmiau’r Experimental Forum yn Los Angeles. Yr un flwyddyn, cafodd gwaith cerddorfaol cyntaf Daniel Do Not Go Gentle ei berfformio gan Gerddorfa Genedlaethol Gymreig y BBC.

Daniel Soley is a composer and performing artist living in Cardiff, who last year graduated from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with first class honours. An active collaborator, he has enjoyed partnerships writing for Sinfonia Cymru, The National Youth Orchestra of Wales and The Richard Burton Theatre Company, whilst also providing work for The Hallé, John Hardy Music and Hijinx Theatre. His music can be found featured at festivals and events in the UK and Europe, finding a performance even at Buckingham Palace, whilst gathering listeners from around the world online, through mixed media and on BBC Radio.

 

As a multi-instrumentalist, Dan has also enjoyed performing in many ensembles including the BBC Proms Youth Choir with the Vienna Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle. In 2015 he was awarded the Welsh Music Guild’s Young Composer Award, and in 2017 received an honourable mentioned award from the Experimental Forum Film Festival in Los Angeles. Earlier that year, Dan was given the performance of his first orchestral work ‘Do Not Go Gentle’ by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

 

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