Schubert – Pontio, Bangor


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Pontio - Bangor




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Ensemble Cymru, Bangor University and Venue Cymru’s resident ensemble, performs once again at Pontio, 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

 In the mood for Schubert 
 A Pre-concert Event exclusive to Pontio

Join local instrumentalists, singers and Ensemble Cymru in a fun pre-concert introduction to the music of Schubert. The  audience is welcome to join through singing or humming or sit back and enjoy. This 15-minute pre-concert informal event will start at 2.30pm. Admission free with concert ticket.

The song featured in the event is Lindenbaum by Schubert and is available from  Ensemble Cymru’s website.

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


Wythawd yn F fwyaf. D 803 (1824) – Schubert
Wythawd (2018) – John Metcalf


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


Standard Price £15, £14, £6
Under 16s | Students | Over 60s | Claimants | Disabled people plus one companion To be Confirmed


Box Office: 01248 382828

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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