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: 9 January, 2015
Mishka Rushdie Momen (piano)
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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: Michaela Parry(soprano),Benjamin Lewis(baritone),Harvey Davies(piano) - (7 November, 2014)
Thereís a special pleasure to be had, when listening to song-settings by skilled composers, from the combination of vocal line, instrumental colour, and engaging poetry. This was certainly true in the recital given in Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor on Friday 7th November by Michaela Parry (mezzo-soprano), Benjamin Lewis (baritone) and Harvey Davies (piano).Michaela began the programme with a group of three songs by Richard Strauss including Morgen, part of the wedding present he gave to his wife Pauline in 1894. Through her emotional commitment and beauty of tone, Michaela conveyed the depth and tenderness of all three. Benjamin then showed equal command of the requirements of lieder in his presentation of Robert Schumannís Liederkreis Op. 24, a setting of nine poems by Heinrich Heine. Benjaminís voice is rich and warm throughout its range, but for lieder you need not just vocal fluency but also a clear grasp of the words, not always easy in Heineís case. Benjamin rose to the chal ...