Schubert and John Metcalf – Cilcain


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Capel Gad, Cilcain, Flintshire




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Schubert and John Metcalf – Cilcain

Ensemble Cymru, Bangor University and Venue Cymru‘s resident ensemble, performs once again at Cilcain, with a dream of a programme featuring the famous Schubert Octet; a major accomplishment in chamber music that continues to captivate music-lovers across the world, alongside a contemporary Welsh tribute to this great historic figure from the pen of composer, John Metcalf.

“Beethoven composes like an architect. Schubert like a sleepwalker.” Alfred Brendel

Clarinet: Peryn Clement-Evans
Bassoon: Gareth Humphreys
French Horn: Nicholas Ireson
Violin: Florence Cook
Violin: Kay Stephen
Viola: Sara Roberts
Cello: Nicola Pearce
Double Bass: Martin Ludenbäch


Octet in F major, D. 803 (1824) – Schubert
Octet (2018) – John Metcalf

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There’s an innate lyrical quality to the music of Welsh composer John Metcalf…” – Gramophone

“…a splendidly varied concert” – Wales Arts Review

“…heroic and extremely sensitive” – Critics Circle

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