Côr Meibion Ystradgynlais
In the mid 1960's links were made between German Choirs and South Wales male voice choirs. Côr Meibion Ystradgynlais forged a partnership with the Mannerchor Liederkranz 1899 from Gelsenkirchen near Essen in Germany. This fine German choir first visited South Wales in May 1967 when they gave several concerts and broadcast on the BBC. The success of this tour and the friendships made then led to a longstanding involvement on behalf of Côr Meibion Ystradgynlais with overseas choirs.
"Choir's triumphant tour of
|The choir in performance at the Music Pavilion, Gruga Park, Essen, Conductor - Daniel Morgan, and Accompanist Myra Jones-Davies|
The Ystradgynlais Male Voice Choir reached
an exceptionally high standard, and appreciation of the audience
was revealed by the long and spontaneous applause. It was a magnificent
performance. The soloists, Messrs. Glyndwr Jones, David Phillips,
David Hughes and Selwyn Morris, also captivated the large audience.
The choir also gave a thrilling concert at the Music Pavillion
in the picturesque Gruga Park, Essen.
(report of the 1968 trip to Germany continued on the next page)
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