Welcome to Dolgellau Music Club
Dolgellau Music Club offers an invaluable cultural resource to the town's inhabitants in the winter months, and is also a popular destination for the musicians invited to perform.
Next Concert: 6 February, 2015
Manus Noble (guitar)
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Dolgellau is to be found in an area of exceptional natural beauty. It also offers a quality of musical experience which is highly appreciated by both performers and listeners. As one member put it after a recent chamber music concert: "even my best CDs felt afterwards like sliced white bread"...
We hope you enjoy visiting these pages, and will want to try out some of our events if you have not done so already. (Up-to-date publicity can always be found in Y Dydd or The Cambrian News, website http://www.cambrian.net). We look forward to welcoming you.
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- Latest Review: Chamber Orchestra of Wales - (28 November, 2014)
The eagerly awaited concert given on Friday 28th November by the Welsh Chamber Orchestra (conductor Anthony Hose) fulfilled all expectations. A well-chosen programme included a strand of Christmas-related items beginning with Corelli’s ‘Christmas Concerto’; the first half was rounded off with the Overture to Handel’s ‘Messiah’, and audience participation in the Hallelujah Chorus. The second half opened with the aria ‘Great Lord, O mighty King’ from Bach’s ‘Christmas Oratorio’, given powerful expression by baritone Jeremy Huw Williams. Another highlight was the commissioned work, a setting by Roger Steptoe for baritone and string orchestra of four sonnets by Shakespeare. The performance came to an exhilarating end with Mozart’s Symphony No. 33 in B flat. Arcangelo Corelli’s ‘Christmas Concerto’ (Concerto Grosso yn G minor Op.6 No.8) was commissioned in about 1690 by Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni, a fa ...