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Steph Power 1965

Steph Power is a composer, writer and critic living in mid-Wales. On graduating from York University in 1987, she freelanced as a performer for several years specialising in contemporary and 20th century music (guitars / percussion / narration); a founding member of Icebreaker and Jane Manning’s Minstrels, she also performed with Gemini and Lontano, Innererklang, Northern Music Theatre and more.


Her music has been performed by Xenia Pestova, Yfat Soul Zisso, Explorations in Sound, Llŷr Williams, the Bridge Duo and PM Ensemble among others. 2017 saw the world premiere of a commission by the Vale of Glamorgan Festival of and / ante by the Marsyas Trio.


Steph also writes widely on music; sleeve notes for NMC Records; articles, reviews and poetry in diverse journals from Opera Magazine and TEMPO to Poetry Wales and, as a contributing editor, Wales Arts Review. She is a critic for The Independent and The Stage, BBC Music Magazine and Opera Now. October 2017 saw the publication of The Music of Simon Holt (Boydell & Brewer), a major study to which she contributed two chapters.

Steph Power (photo © Matthew Thistlewood)

Ar hyn o bryd mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.

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