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Pendyrus 2017 Gala Concert – Fri 28th April

We are often told that the Welsh choral tradition is in decline but in the Rhondda Valley, historically one it’s strongholds, they will have none of it. The Rhondda can still boast five male choirs, and by far the largest and the one with the longest unbroken tradition is the famous Pendyrus choir in the […]

A truly memorable feast of music!

A truly memorable feast of music! Pendyrus Male Choir, the celebrated performers from Tylorstown in the Rhondda Fach, last visited Llanidloes in 1959. Remarkably, when they returned this weekend several choristers were making the return trip. The concert in the China Street Chapel involved an unusual formation: the tenors occupied the end of one upper […]

“We are Pendyrus!”

There seems to be much talk of male voice choral singing being in decline at the moment – the gentlemen of Pendyrus Male Choir are here to dispel that statement. As the largest of the five male choirs in the Rhondda Valley alone, they travelled from their Tylorstown base to rural mid-Wales to give a sell-out concert at China Street Chapel, Llanidloes for the Rotary Club.  The […]

Cyngherddau diweddar

Ar ddydd Sadwrn Medi’r 3ydd bu Pendyrus yn canu yn swydd Sussex. Roedd yr achos yn un da ond hir oedd y daith a gwlyb oedd y diwrnod, yn arbennig wrth i’r côr ganu. Roedd dwy unawdydd hyfryd gyda ni o’r Rhondda, sef Sophie Gregory a Gabrielle Davies, ac fe swynwyd y gynulleidfa ddamp gan […]

Cyngherddau Diweddar gan y Côr

Cyngherddau Diweddar gan y Côr Bu Pendyrus yn brysur yn ystod yr wythnosau diwethaf. Nos Wener Mehefin yr 17eg roeddem yn cynnal cyngerdd yn Eglwys St Margaret’s yn Aberpennar er budd y YMCA lleol. Gyda ni yn rhannu’r noswaith oedd plant  bach Ysgol Gymraeg Abercynon a Rebecca Leigh Owen a Vanessa Ann Beecroft. Ashley Richards […]

Recent Events

Following a highly successful concert at Mountain Ash in aid of the local YMCA on 17 June,  Pendyrus has been involved in less formal but exceptionally well-received events in Pontyclun (27June) and Pencoed Hall (8 July). At Pontyclun Athletic Club the choir sang for the assembled delegates of the RMT Union who were holding their […]