- Appearing in Llangollen will be a “dream come true” for top tenor Jan 28, 2016 Superstar tenor Joseph Calleja will be fulfilling a long-held ambition when he appears at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Not only will he be following in the footsteps of his hero, Luciano Pavarotti, the Maltese singer will also be appearing with one of his best friends, the globally acclaimed bass baritone, Bryn Terfel. Joseph and... Read more »
- Llangollen Eisteddfod on a roll after top bakery serves up early dough Dec 18, 2015 Bakery bosses have served up an early boost for the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Earlier this year the festival launched a cash appeal because the 2015 event was heading for a financial loss. The appeal raised £50,000 and now long-term sponsors the Village Bakery are paying next year’s sponsorship money ahead of time.
- Opera superstar Bryn and top tenor head for Llangollen gala concert Oct 30, 2015 Opera superstar Bryn Terfel is planning to celebrate the 70th Llangollen International Musical Festival in style – sharing the bill with a good friend who’s also a world class tenor. The popular bass-baritone Bryn Terfel CBE will be the star of the evening concert on Thursday, July 7, alongside his supremely talented Maltese opera colleague,... Read more »
- Boogie-woogie legend Jools Holland returns to celebrate festival honour Sep 10, 2015 Boogie-woogie legend Jools Holland is returning to Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod – to celebrate becoming a vice president of the iconic festival. According to the former Squeeze pianist, band leader, author, TV and radio presenter he’s delighted to have been offered the honorary role at the “utterly brilliant event”. Jools and his Rhythm & Blues... Read more »