Strings by the sea

Strings by the sea

Sunday 25th July 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Great Hall, Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth SY23 3DE


MusicFest are excited to bring together a whole host of string players from across Ceredigion for this special event, conducted by Isobelle McGuinness. Featuring performers from Aberystwyth University, past and present, local music groups and orchestras, teachers, and professional musicians, this concert will feature music to inspire and to remember.

This event, hosted in collaboration with the Friends of MusicFest Aberystwyth, is presented in memory of dear friends, Celia and David Matthews, great supporters of Philomusica and Friends of MusicFest Aberystwyth.

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FREE ENTRY to all, although donations are welcome.General booking for our events is NOW OPEN:


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Our 2021 Festival

Our 2021 festival is presented in a blended way to ensure that you can both experience MusicFest both in-person and from the comfort of your own home. Each of our events are listed as either in-person or online & streamed which means you will have a different viewing experience for each of our events. So, whether you want to book your place for a live event (limited capacity), book your cinema seat for a streamed event at Theatr y Werin at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, or we will send you special online access to enjoy one of our events on your TV, phone or tablet at home, please contact the Box Office on 01970 62 32 32 or visit, where you can also find the latest COVID-19 guidance.

Offers for young people and students

All of our live and streamed events at Aberystwyth Arts Centre are free for young people aged 18 and under, and students in full-time education. Please ensure you select the correct option at Box Office, and be prepared to show Student ID on arrival.


Date(s) - Sunday 25th July 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm