Schubert – Arts Centre, Aberystwyth

3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Aberystwyth Arts Centre



Ensemble Cymru, Bangor University and Venue Cymru’s resident ensemble returns to Aberystwyth 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


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


Standard Price £15, £13, £5
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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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