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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.

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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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Singing for their cuppa – vocalists join Ensemble Cymru for new Coffee Concerts season

November marks a significant milestone for the Bangor-based chamber music organisation, Ensemble Cymru. For the very first time, singers will perform as part of the ensemble for its brand new season of Coffee Concerts – the Classic Voice series.

The Anglesey-born soprano, Llio Evans, will join Ensemble Cymru for its North Wales-wide tour during the first week of November. The 27-year-old singer, and former International Eisteddfod winner, will perform as part of a trio alongside pianist Anya Fadina and the Ensemble’s principal clarinettist, Peryn Clement-Evans. Talking about the programme, Llio said: Continue reading Singing for their cuppa – vocalists join Ensemble Cymru for new Coffee Concerts season