About the Festival
The Fourth Wales International Harp Festival will be held on April 1- 7, 2018 at Galeri, Caernarfon to celebrate the 90th birthday of the legendary harpist, Dr. Osian Ellis CBE, and the enormous contribution that he made to music-making over a period of 70 years.
There will be concerts, competitions, master-classes, lectures, fun classes for absolute beginners, harp exhibitions and much more…
Harpists from all over the world will come to Caernarfon to join in the celebrations, and make friends through music.
Festival President: Osian Ellis
Festival Director: Elinor Bennett
The Wales International Harp Festival is organised by Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias (William Mathias Music Centre).
Canolfan Gerdd William Mathias provides valuable opportunities for students of music at its centres in Caernarfon, Denbigh and Ruthin and through its community events throughout Wales.