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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Rhondda Heritage Park – Thursday 6th April 9:45am
NUT Annual Conference/Dinner, Hilton Hotel, Cardiff – Good Friday 14th April 2017 at 9:00pm
Pendyrus Gala Concert – Tylorstown Sports Centre – Friday 28th April 2017 at 7:15pm. Featuring the Two Welsh Tenors, Shân Cothi and Treorchy Comprehensive School. The evening will be compèred by Maesteg’s Tony Mullins.
Dinas Powys Music Festival – Sat 13th May 2017