Haydn visited Boston in April 2017 to join the Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus in celebration of their 25th anniversary. He shared the conducting at an anniversary concert with the current Musical Director and three former Directors, and was honoured for his work with the choir since its formation.
BRITISH & IRISH LIONS
Haydn was privileged to be invited to join the British & Irish Lions at their training camps in Wales and Ireland, to work with the team and support staff on music for their tour to New Zealand.
Haydn joins the Maesteg and Brecon Male Choirs as a guest conductor in his home town of Maesteg, and as guest conductor at a massed choir concert in Romsey Abbey. He also directs the Borough Welsh Choir, Côr Meibion Gwalia and the Rushmoor Male Choir as guest conductor in concerts during the Autumn of 2017.
Haydn will give a lunchtime presentation on conducting massed choirs to the Professional Businessmen’s Club (Probus) in December – this will be his second appearance as a guest speaker.
Haydn has been invited to conduct the 2017 North American Festival of Wales Gymanfa Ganu to be held in Rochester, NY, 31 Aug – 4 Sept; this will be his third appearance as Festival conductor.
In 2018, he has been invited to conduct a Gymanfa Ganu to celebrate the centenary of the founding of Trevelin, Patagonia. He will also direct concerts in Trevelin and Esquel with a male choir from Wales, formed for the tour.
He will also travel to Washington DC with Eschoir for the 2018 North American Festival of Wales.