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Welcome to my official website. This is the place to come for up-to-date news about concerts, broadcasts and releases, so please check in regularly! Elin

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Elin Manahan Thomas in live premiere of Jessica Curry’s ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’

Tonight, 6 November, Elin Manahan Thomas and the Britten Sinfonia give the first ever live performance of Jessica Curry’s BAFTA award-winning score for the game ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture’. In this unique mentoring project, musicians from secondary schools in Peterborough and Northampton will rehearse and perform alongside Elin and the orchestra. Elin returns to the music, after having been featured on the original recording for the game itself.

Elin releases new CD of songs by Dilys Elwyn-Edwards

A new CD of music by Welsh composer Dilys Elwyn-Edwards will be released in August on Tŷ Cerdd records. “Mae hiraeth yn y môr” was recorded in February 2018 by Elin and pianist Jocelyn Freeman, and features many of Dilys’ most famous and beloved songs, including the CD title song, taken from the song cycle Caneuon a Tri Aderyn (Songs of the Three Birds). The CD will be launched at Tŷ Cerdd studios on Saturday 4th August.

Eternal Source of Light Divine - Royal Wedding video

Watch the full clip of Elin singing Handel’s ‘Eternal Source of Light Divine’ at the Royal Wedding on 19th May, with David Blackadder (trumpet). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D_hXkJS-LA

Latest blog – Wedding Nerves

Well in case it had escaped your attention, I’ll be singing at the Royal Wedding on Saturday. It’ll be lovely to be back in Windsor Castle, and St George’s Chapel has a dream acoustic, not to mention its fifteenth-century beauty which will be the perfect setting for much-celebrated nuptials.... Read more