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Pendyrus on Radio 3 – Sat 5th May 2018 12:15 pm

Rarely if ever does a Welsh male choir appear on the BBC’s rarefied Radio 3 channel. However, on Wednesday 25 April Pendyrus were visited by Richard Dennison (producer) and Kate Molleson (presenter) of R3’s weekly ‘Music Matters’ programme. They recorded the choir singing (they were overwhelmed) and interviewed Carl Bowen, Joshua Kelland and Gareth Williams. […]

From the Archives – 1951 Festival of Britain

From the archive. As part of the 1951 festival of Britain. Pendyrus perform a concert in the Kodak Hall & Granada Cinema, Harrow, London, in the presence of famous Hollywood actress Lana Turner, ( some of you may remember her!!!) her autograph is just visible in the top right corner. She performed alongside so many […]

Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau

Pendyrus Male Choir performing Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, 12th March 2018. Audio and Video recorded and edited by Ian Bostic.  

La Marseillaise

Pendyrus Male Choir performing La Marseillaise, 12th March 2018. Audio and Video recorded and edited by Ian Bostic.  

Eisteddfod News from 1928

Thanks to Cyril Jones for providing article from his Archive. In 1928, 80 years ago, the National Eisteddfod was held in Treorchy. The competition for male choirs in excess of 100 choristers attracted 10 competitors and was performed in front of an audience of 20,000. The test pieces; Songs of the Spirits over the Waters, (Schubert) […]

World acclaimed musician travels to Pendyrus to provide a master class

Cyril Jones 12 February at 18:04 World acclaimed musician travels to Rhondda tonight Monday Feb 12th. to provide a master class for Rhondda’s own Pendyrus Male Choir. Having secretly attended their 2017 Gala Concert, he expressed his desire to take of their rehearsal. Pendyrus will have a guest conductor to take rehearsal this evening and […]