Wales’s leading chamber music group, Ensemble Cymru, make a welcome return to the Welsh capital this November when they bring a special concert to St David’s Hall which includes the rarely performed masterpiece, the Schubert Octet, alongside a brand-new commission from the pen of Welsh composer, John Metcalf.
To close their Anniversary Season, Wales’s leading chamber music ensemble, Ensemble Cymru, is embarking on its most ambitious concert tour to date featuring nine top flight musicians and music from Handel to Debussy, as well as a brand new commission by Welsh composer, Gareth Glyn.
Ensemble Cymru and Composers of Wales have joined forces to shine a spotlight on the work of three Welsh composers this spring. Three composers have been chosen to have their music showcased in special pre-concert events during Ensemble Cymru’s national tour this May.
With thanks to Emma Lancastle for the following blog. During their February Tour, Ensemble Cymru, are examining a varied programme of chamber music for Clarinet, Violin and Piano. Some of the greatest classical music has been created in times of grief and hardship, and the programme presented by the Bangor-based company explores the works of… Continue reading The Men Behind the Music – Emma’s blog
Ensemble Cymru’s final offering in their Coffee Concert series will see the harp take centre stage in a programme of stunning chamber music performed by a seven-piece ensemble, featuring a string quartet and an awarding winning harpist from Switzerland. The North Wales based chamber music group’s May tour will draw together music from French and… Continue reading Ensemble Cymru’s harp-stopping season finalè tours Wales