On Wednesday morning, after successfully depositing two children at school, I made my way to the Millbank Community Centre in Holyhead. I had been asked to attend the Little Pods Parent and Toddler group to see how Ensemble Cymru might be able to work with them. I spent a lovely hour and a half chatting… Continue reading New year, new way of working!
Music at your Place is a joint Mid Wales Opera/Ensemble Cymru project developed in response to COVID-19 The COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating impact on both rural communities in Wales and the creative industries. It has decimated the tourist income on which many communities rely and wiped out work for most performers for up… Continue reading Music at your Place
Ensemble Cymru will bring their sublime 2016-17 Concert Series to a joyful conclusion with their Wales-wide tour this May. Showcasing the finest chamber music from Wales and across the world, including music by Welsh composer Hilary Tann and the famous Mozart Flute Quartet, this tour is a must-see for music lovers!
As part of our International Cultural Exchange Ensemble Cymru has been invited to perform on the final day of the 11th Welsh Alpine Championships in Champéry in the Canton of Valais (Wallis) in Switzerland. We will be performing at the closing event of the competition in the presence of the British Deputy Head of Mission… Continue reading Ensemble Cymru in Switzerland
Performance for Broadcast on Rumantsch Radio and Television. The joint performance with Corcanti Chur and Cor Rumantsch in front of school pupils, teachers, families and the public was a very memorable occasion. The whole event was recorded for Rumantsch Television and Radio. The highpoint was a performance of Gareth Glyn’s arrangement of the Welsh national… Continue reading Music, Welsh and Rumantsch in Switzerland
After swapping planes and almost losing our baggage in Gatwick this is Jonathan Rimmer, Oliver Wilson, Sara Lian Owen and Anne Denholme just arrived in Zurich’s main Station on the way to Chur, Graubünden. This is an exciting project with a community that speaks Romansch one of Switzerland’s 4 official languages.
Ensemble Cymru will be flying the flag for Wales at the ClassicalNEXT event in Vienna, Austria this May. More than 1,000 music companies, individuals and exhibitors from over 40 different countries attended last year’s event with even higher numbers expected to turn out for the 2014 show. We’ve put together three distinct packages to illustrate the different… Continue reading Ensemble Cymru travels to Vienna for ClassicalNEXT
Here’s a very short update…. Yesterday was a busy one…I travelled to Cardiff to play in a lunchtime concert with Peryn (clarinet) and Harvey(piano) at Beulah URC Church Rhiwbina. It was great to see so many people in the audience – and I really hope to see some of them at the weekend.
I’ve been chosen as composer on many occasions over the years by Ensemble Cymru, an organisation that does more than any other, I believe, to raise the profile of chamber music in Wales, so I was delighted to be invited to compose a piece for their first National Tour.