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.
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