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Schubert and Metcalf Octet Reviews

Schubert Metcalf Reviews

We received outstanding reviews from everyone who came to hear us perform the octet by Schubert and a new octet by John Metcalf across Wales.  If you had a chance to come to hear us, we hope you too enjoyed it!

Here are some of the reviews we received on John Metcalf’s and Schubert’s Octet:

‘ Thanks Ensemble Cymru for a fantastic evening… a very memorable evening ‘ Theatr Colwyn, Colwyn Bay

‘ I heard this lovely programme in Ucheldre. Don’t miss it ‘.

‘And me! I totally agree, don’t miss it.’ Ucheldre, Holyhead.

‘Thanks for the concert in Pwllheli. I enjoyed it very much.’

‘A fantastic concert on Friday night. It was very well received by those there, who included many strangers! Congratulations!’ Cilcain, Mold.

‘ A brilliant performance tonight…Totally blown away….The concert was really amazing… A full house, which is fantastic.’ Cilcain

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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

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Ensemble Cymru return to St David’s Hall with Schubert masterpiece

November Tour

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.

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