The composer Paul Mealor set a poem by Grahame Davies to music for a musical performance to celebrate the Royal opening of the Fifth National Assembly for Wales in The Senedd, Cardiff Bay, on June 7th.
Her Majesty The Queen opened the Assembly in the company of The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. The composition by Paul Mealor and Grahame Davies, entitled 'Wrth Ddwr a Thân / By Water and Fire', was performed by the National Youth Choir of Wales.
The National Youth Choir performing "Wrth Ddwr a Thân" during the royal opening ceremony.
Wrth ddwr a thān. / By water and fire
The stream that leaves the mountain for the shore,
Heb rwysg na rhemp na rhwystr
The brightest daylight makes the darkest shade.
Ar ddinas neu ddiffeithwch,
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