CHAMBER MUSIC CHAMPIONS, ENSEMBLE CYMRU, WILL WELCOME A VERY SPECIAL GUEST AS PART OF THE LAUNCH OF THEIR BRAND NEW 2016-17 CONCERT SERIES. ANNE DENHOLM, OFFICIAL HARPIST TO HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES WILL BE PERFORMING AS PART OF THE QUARTET FOR THE FIRST OF ENSEMBLE CYMRU’S CONCERTS TAKING PLACE IN VENUES ACROSS WALES THIS OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER.
Launching at Bangor’s Pontio on Sunday 30th October, Ensemble Cymru will go on to tour venues across Wales including Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Galeri in Caernarfon, Neuadd Dwyfor in Pwllheli, Holyhead’s Ucheldre Centre, Capel Gad in Cilcain near Mold, and finishing in Aberystwyth Arts Centre on 27th November.
As part of the Ensemble’s mission to showcase the finest chamber music from Wales and across the world, the programme for the October and November tour features an exciting international mix of pieces including sonatas from the Baroque and early Classical periods by Vivaldi and C.P.E Bach. Also included in this programme will be the lively Capriccioby Franz Poenitz and Deialogau (Dialogues) by the treasured Welsh composer Mervyn Burtch.
Speaking ahead of the tour, Anne, originally from Carmarthenshire in West Wales said:
“It is always a joy to travel and perform in Wales – it still feels like home! I have had an exciting and inspiring time working with Ensemble Cymru so far, and I am really looking forward to rehearsing and performing the varied programme we have curated for this Autumn’s series of concerts across Wales – there is something for everyone!”
Ensemble Cymru’s principal clarinettist and Artistic Director, Peryn Clement-Evans will be performing as part of the quartet this autumn alongside harpist Anne Denholm, also Johnathan Rimmer on flute and Pwllheli-born bassoonist, Llinos Elin Owen.
For full details of the tour dates please visit our Events Page. Tickets are on sale now at each of the venues.