Musical Director

Lizzie Watson is a professional conductor, singer and tutor based in Cardiff. After graduating from Cardiff University with a Masters in Vocal Performance in 2019, she went on to direct groups such as Songbirds, Cardiff University Operatic Society, and St Martin in Roath Liturgical Choir. While at university she also conducted the Bella Cantas and Blank Verse, and in 2018 was Section Leader in the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Performance highlights include multiple appearances at the BBC Proms, the 50 th Anniversary performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, and premiering Laura Shipsey’s Speak, Rose at NewCELF’s event Unaccompanied. She has also appeared on many recordings, including Patrick Hawes’ Great War Symphony, recorded at Abbey Road, and Morfydd Owen’s Away In A Manger recorded with Tŷ Cerdd. She has made many television appearances, including Kylie Minogue’s 2015 Christmas concert and Netflix’s Sex Education, and has also performed with artists such as Jacob Collier and The Real Group.

Mae Lizzie Watson yn arweinydd proffesiynol, cantores a thiwtor yng Nghaerdydd. Ar ôl graddio o Brifysgol Caerdydd gyda gradd Meistr mewn Perfformiad Lleisiol yn 2019, aeth ymlaen i gyfarwyddo grwpiau fel Songbirds, Cymdeithas Operatig Prifysgol Caerdydd a Chôr Litwrgaidd St Martin yn y Rhath. Tra yn y Brifysgol bu hefyd yn arwain y Bella Cantas a Blank Verse, ac yn 2018 roedd yn arweinydd adran yn Nhôr Ieuenctid Cenedlaethol Prydain. Ymhelith yr uchafbwyntiau perfformiad mae sawl ymddangosiad yn y ‘BBC Proms’, y perfformiad 50fed penblwydd o ‘War Requiem’ gan Benjamin Britten a pherfformiad cyntaf o ‘Speak, Rose’ gan Laura Shipsey yn nigwyddiad Unaccompanied gan  NewCELF. Mae hi hefyd wedi ymddangos ar lawer o recordiadau, gan gynnwys ‘Great War Symphony’ gan Patrick Hawes a recordiwyd yn Abbey Road, a recordiad o ‘Away In A Manger’ gan Morfydd Owen gyda Thŷ Cerdd. Mae hi wedi ymddangos ar y teledu yn aml, gan gynnwys cyngerdd Nadolig Kylie Minogue yn 2015, a’r gyfres Netflix ‘Sex Education’ ac mae hefyd wedi perfformio gydag artistiaid fel Jacob Collier a ‘The Real Group’.