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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 […]

Rhondda Tunnel Society Concert with Pendyrus & Lewis Merthyr Band

Tuesday 7th November at the Parc and Dare Theatre, Treorchy commencing 7:15pm. Following last year’s hugely successful concert, Pendyrus and Lewis Merthyr Band will again join forces for a night of great Welsh music, opera favourites and items from Musical Theatre. Other Artists include Treorchy Comprehensive School Choir and Côr y Cwm. Soloist is the […]

Live Facebook Videos

Pendyrus has recorded a number of live videos on normal rehearsal nights including:- ‘Bring Him Home’ from Les Mis ‘Myfanwy’ – Joseph Parry ‘What would I do without my music’  arr. Dr. Alwyn Humphreys To view, please visit Pendyrus Male Choir Facebook Page and select favourite song from the many Pendyrus recordings available.

Pendyrus News 64 years ago !

1953, 64 years ago, Pendyrus win the Male Voice Choir competition in Rhyl. Under the direction of their charismatic and flamboyant founder conductor, Arthur Duggan. Arthur who so often got carried away in his music, took a turn for the worst when competing in a Semi National Eisteddfod at Treorchy in 1934. The test piece […]