Anniversary Tour @ Pontio, Bangor

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3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Pontio, Bangor



The Concert

Wales’s leading chamber music ensemble, Ensemble Cymru, will mark its 15 year anniversary with a very special and extended concert at Pontio this autumn. Bringing together world-class musicians with a passion for sharing rare chamber music from Wales and the world.

Ensemble Cymru will put Welsh composers in the spotlight with a performance of John Metcalf’s Not the Stillness and the work of an emerging young Welsh composer, Claire Roberts. It’s also a rare opportunity to hear a live performance of Martinů’s Chamber Music No. 1 which has the unusual combination of harp and piano.

Duration: approx 90 minutes (including 15 min interval)

The Programme

Music for harp, piano, flute, clarinet, viola, violin and cello

Chamber Music no. 1 – Bohuslav Martinů
Piano Quartet in A minor – Gustav Mahler
Concert a Cinq – Joseph Jongen
Not the Stillness – John Metcalf
Block – Claire Roberts

Tickets: £12/ £10 / £5
Early Bird: £10 / £8 / £4 (book by 13 October 2017)
Box Office: 01248 38 28 28 /

2:15pm Prelude concert: Tudur Owen’s Chamber Music Challenge

As part of a special programme for Radio Cymru, comedian and presenter, Tudur Owen, will give his first ever chamber music performance alongside Ensemble Cymru percussionist, Dewi Ellis Jones.

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