Tickets available from https://www.swansea.gov.uk/swanseagrandtheatre/IfyIwobi
Through the voice of a child, hear the story of Swansea born Pianist/Composer/Musician Ify Iwobi.
Join three schools (Llanrhidian Primary, Ysgol Bryn-y-Mor and St Joseph’s Cathedral Schools) and let the ‘Illuminate’ music take you on an , exhilarating and emotional journey where you feel the rhythm, hear the sounds and listen to the story unfold as we chart the course of a young girl who discovers the art of composition at the tender age of 7, encounters difficulties and tells her story in the lyrics of her songs! This is a show that will pull at your heartstrings! Once seen never forgotten!
Illuminate features Anais the storyteller, some musicians from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, other accomplished young musicians from Wales.It also includes dance routines from the Crossing Borders dancers.
"Ify is one of the most exciting and diverse songwriter/ composers I've come across in a long time. Definitely someone to watch." - Steve Balsamo, singer songwriter
‘Ify Iwobi's 'Illuminate' is that rarest of albums, full of light, luminous. A beautiful, illuminating - and illuminated journey.’ - Jeremy Gluck, The Barracudas.
’Ify Iwobi is a musical force to be reckoned with.....’ Mike Kennedy - editor SoundBoard magazine
Who: Ify Iwobi has wowed audiences internationally as well as in London and Wales. She has performed with her band in Wales Millennium Centre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, St Fagans, Pierhead Building, Temple of Peace and the Houses of Parliament. To add to her list of successes she has composed the track “Assemble” which Welsh Government used as the tribute piece to mark the contributions of ethnic minority servicemen and women in world wars 1 & 2.
Some of the proceeds after expenses will be donated to disadvantaged children in Udi Village, Enugu State Nigeria - so please buy a ticket, buy a CD and contribute to this amazing showcase of Swansea talent