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Music Charities Band Together to support Performers in Pandemic

There is new hope for freelance musicians and singers in Wales whose livelihoods have been decimated by the current pandemic.

Two Welsh music charities have joined forces to raise funds to support performers, composers and music practitioners to work with their local communities through music.  With funds raised Ensemble Cymru and Mid Wales Opera hope with the help of local singers and musicians to put music back into the heart of Wales’ communities.

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Acceptance to The Big Give!

Ensemble Cymru are excited to have been accepted again to be part of this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge! The Big Give is a national match-funding scheme that runs every December, providing over 9,500 charities with a fundraising platform and a chance to showcase their work.

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A week on the road with Ensemble Cymru

Between Wednesday 5th December and Friday 7th December, Ensemble Cymru’s Wind Octet travelled around North Wales performing some fantastic works including Beethoven’s Octet, Mozart’s Serenade in C minor, Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and Krommer’s Octet. Throughout the three days, these fantastic musicians performed to people of all ages, at many venues including places in Pwllheli, Cricieth, Caernarfon, Bangor, Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Cilcain and Holyhead, bringing the beautiful music of the Wind Octet to many areas of North Wales.

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