Theatr Colwyn

Ensemble Cymru - Schubert

“Beethoven composes like an architect. Schubert like a sleepwalker.” Alfred Brendel

Ensemble Cymru presents a rare opportunity to experience a live performance of Schubert’s Octet for wind and strings.

Comprising 6 distinctive movements, the work showcases a composer with a unique flair for captivating melodies and harmonies. To complement this work, Ensemble Cymru has commissioned a tribute to Schubert from Welsh composer, John Metcalf. With its dreamy beauty, drawing inspiration from the beautiful Welsh folk melody, Bugeilio’r Gwenith Gwyn, Metcalf creates a fitting contemporary testament to Schubert’s lyrical brilliance.

  • Octet – Franz Schubert
  • Octet (2018) – John Metcalf

All the players distinguished themselves in the characterful nature of their delivery
- Seen and Heard (2018)

Ticket Prices


Concession - £14.20

Friends / Premier Card - £12

Film Dates and Times

06 Nov 2019