Create 2021 (£1,350) Hijinx Theatre’s inclusive house band Vaguely Artistic worked with composer Tom Elstob, to craft 5 songs elevating the creative voices of the band members, and the ideas they feel are important to share in a dark, uncertain but hopeful 2021. These songs will remain in the Vaguely Artistic repertoire and be the catalyst for their return to live music (in a safe, post pandemic-restrictions world).
UPROAR Wales New Music Ensemble
Create 2021 (£1,350) This project commissioned, rehearsed and performed three new 8-minute works for virtuoso ensemble of 14 instrumentalists, from three Welsh composers Joseph Davies, Carlijn Metselaar and Guto Puw. These works were performed alongside two existing international works at a minimum of three venues in Wales.
Create 2021 (£500) Commissioned Welsh composer Sarah Lianne Lewis to write a new 5–6-minute solo piano work to be presented live and digitally on the festival’s website and social media platforms.