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Fabulous Annual Pendyrus Gala Concert tonight at Tylorstown Sports Centre.

The packed audience response from last night’s concert was overwhelming, ending with a standing ovation to the 93-strong Pendyrus Choir, Treorchy school choir and our amazing soloists Shân Cothi, Rhys Meirion, Aled Wyn Davies and Sydney Richards. Particular thanks go to the hard work of Bill Richards, Robert Williams, Cyril Jones and many others for […]

Pendyrus 2017 Gala Concert – Fri 4th May

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 […]

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 […]

New CD ‘Portrait of Pendyrus’ released at our Gala Concert Fri 22nd April

The long awaited CD ‘Portrait of Pendyrus’ is now released and was available at our Gala Concert tonight. It will feature timeless Welsh classics like Myfanwy and Llanfair but also include some items from musical theatre and Karl Jenkins “Benedictus” from the “Mass For Peace”. Also to feature will be a fabulous arrangement of “Tell […]

Pendyrus ‘400’ Club Draw

The results of the JUNE ‘400’ Club Draw have been drawn and published and prizes of nearly £900 with a 1st prize of £500 and 2nd prize of £200 and many more have just been won. There are some numbers unallocated and spare so if you would like to be in with a chance of […]

New CD ‘Portrait of Pendyrus’ released at our Gala Concert Fri 22nd April

The long awaited CD ‘Portrait of Pendyrus’ is now released and was available at our Gala Concert tonight. It will feature timeless Welsh classics like Myfanwy and Llanfair but also include some items from musical theatre and Karl Jenkins “Benedictus” from the “Mass For Peace”. Also to feature will be a fabulous arrangement of “Tell […]

Pendyrus entertains capacity crowd of 74,000 at the new Principality Stadium

RBS 6 Nations Wales v Scotland Pendyrus entertains a capacity crowd of 74,000 at the new Principality Stadium for the 2016 RBS 6 nations match between Wales and Scotland. The choir sang Welsh and Scottish favourites such as Calon Lân, Sospan Fach, Cwm Rhondda and Loch Lomond which was very well received by the visitors! This was followed […]