Under title Cardiff Festival of 20th Century Music: 1967-78;
Under title Cardiff Festival of Music: 1979 -86; 1989 (flyer/poster with details of individual concerts)
1 programme for Cardiff Festival of Choirs, 1983
Programme notes for each concert included. Festival held in Spring (1967-78) and between November and December (1979-89). Festival comprised of Orchestral, Choral and Chamber Music recitals. List of organising committee included in front of each programme.
Venues include: New Hall, Cardiff University School of Music, Corbett Road, Cardiff; The Gallery, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff; Cardiff Castle; City Hall, Cardiff; Sherman Theatre, Senghenydd Road, Cardiff; New Theatre, Cardiff; St. David's Hall, Cardiff; Llandaff Cathedral, Llandaff, Cardiff
Artists include: Cardiff Polyphonic Choir; Richard Elfyn Jones; BBC National Orchestra of Wales; University Ensembles and Orchestras; plus visiting artists
Founded by Alun Hoddinott in 1967 under the title Cardiff Festival of Twentieth Century Music. The title was shortened to Cardiff Festival of Music in 1979. Hoddinott was also the artistic director alongside John Ogdon. Concerts given by students and staff of the university school of music plus outside artists including Peter Maxwell Davies, Rudolf Kempfe, Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten, Simon Rattle and Olivier Messiaen. The festival continued until 1992.