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Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro… just round the corner

Ensemble Cymru will join Mid Wales Opera in the spring in a new production of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro.  Using Amanda Holden’s English translation which tells the story of the Figaro and his prospective wife Susanna’s troubles in striving to deceive their masters, the audience are sure to be in stitches!  The production has been tailored especially for the Welsh audience and joining international performers on stage will be young talented singers from the Wales International Academy of Voice.

Make a note in your diaries for Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro:

Saturday February 29 Hafren, Newtown

Wednesday March 4 Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Sunday March 8 Theatr Clwyd, Mold

Tuesday March 10 Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Friday March 13 Operatif @ Pontio Bangor

Saturday March 14 Pontio, Bangor

Wednesday March 18 The Torch, Milford Haven

Saturday March 21 The Riverfront, Newport

Wednesday March 25 Ffwrnes, Llanelli

Saturday March 28 Courtyard, Hereford

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Celebration of Melodies

November Tour

With the Austrian National Day taking place last Saturday, (October 26), Ensemble Cymru is delighted to announce that a Welsh tribute to Austrian composer Franz Schubert will be heard at some of Wales’ main concert halls during November.

Wales’s finest chamber music group, Ensemble Cymru will be performing works by one of the world’s greatest composers, Octet in F Major by Schubert and Octet by Welsh composer John Metcalf, in nine different concerts across the length and breadth of Wales next month. Both Octets will be performed by violin, viola, cello, double bass, clarinet, bass and French Horn in locations ranging from Holyhead, Bangor, Pwllheli, Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Cilcain, Newport (Pembs.), to Brecon and Aberystwyth between November 2 and 17. Continue reading Celebration of Melodies