An eclectic mix of joyful, entertaining and uplifting musical treats, from the world of song, opera and cabaret, and much else besides! Summer concerts in your local area to celebrate the return of live music…
Llandudno 2005/6/7? a primary school… A group of us went in with Peryn to introduce our instruments and to play some music to some small children from year 2 or year 3 I think. When it was Patrick Broderick’s turn to introduce the french horn, he explained to the children that although the instrument looks… Continue reading Our Passion for Education
There is new hope for freelance musicians and singers in Wales whose livelihoods have been decimated by the current pandemic.
Two Welsh music charities have joined forces to raise funds to support performers, composers and music practitioners to work with their local communities through music. With funds raised Ensemble Cymru and Mid Wales Opera hope with the help of local singers and musicians to put music back into the heart of Wales’ communities.
Ensemble Cymru, Resident Ensemble at Bangor University and Venue Cymru (Llandudno), is the leading chamber music performing group in Wales. It has a core membership of 20 instrumentalists and singers. Established as a charity in 2002, its mission is to champion Wales’ heritage and contemporary chamber music culture alongside chamber music from across the world… Continue reading Ensemble Cymru
North Wales International Music Festival – It’s a whole new digital world, and we’re looking forward to having you with us!
In September 2019, a trio of Peryn Clement-Evans (clarinet), Nicola Pearce (cello) and Richard Ormond (piano) started an initial week-long residency with students from across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. Alongside Lynne Plowman they led three composition workshops for 400 GCSE and A level students.
Ensemble Cymru joined Oriel Myrddin Gallery for ‘Oriel Everywhere’, a musical podcast where you can listen and respond to music inspired by the natural world.
We received outstanding reviews from everyone who came to hear us perform the octet by Schubert and a new octet by John Metcalf across Wales. If you had a chance to come to hear us, we hope you too enjoyed it!
Ensemble Cymru will join Mid Wales Opera in the spring in a new production of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro. Using Amanda Holden’s English translation which tells the story of the Figaro and his prospective wife Susanna’s troubles in striving to deceive their masters, the audience are sure to be in stitches! The production has been… Continue reading Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro… just round the corner