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Grammy award-winning composer visits Llangollen

The International Eisteddfod welcomes globally renowned composer, Christopher Tin, to Llangollen

Grammy award-winning American composer, Christopher Tin, made his first ever visit to Llangollen on Monday 10th April, ahead of his performance at the International Eisteddfod’s 70th anniversary festival in the summer.

Tin, whose composition for the iconic video game Civilisation IV Baba Yetu scooped the first ever Grammy for a game theme, was greeted by the International Eisteddfod’s officers and members of The Llangollen Celebration Chorus. He was then given a tour of the Royal International Pavilion, where he will perform on Wednesday 5th July.  (more…)

Last call for young talent to join Sir Bryn Terfel on stage

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod giving unique opportunity for young boy to join global greats in one-off performance of Tosca

Time is running out for a talented boy soprano or treble to apply for the chance to perform with Sir Bryn Terfel on stage at this year’s Llangollen Eisteddfod.

The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will see the successful boy soprano or treble join the cast of the classic opera, Tosca, in the role of Shepherd Boy, completing the star studded line-up which includes world renowned soprano Kristine Opolais and the powerful tenor, Kristian Benedikt.

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Global greats take on Tosca in International Eisteddfod ‘first’

World-class performance of Tosca to headline Tuesday evening concert at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Global headliners Sir Bryn Terfel, Kristine Opolais and Kristian Benedikt are to share the stage for the very first time to deliver a unique rendition of Puccini’s Tosca at this year’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

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Musical theatre hopefuls offered chance to perform at iconic Australian Eisteddfod

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod partners with Australia’s Gold Coast Eisteddfod once again to offer the 2017 Voice of Musical Theatre competition winner a 10,000-mile trip down under (Entries to close on Friday 3rd March 2017).

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has partnered with one of the world’s biggest cultural festivals for the second year running, to offer musical theatre hopefuls the chance of winning a trip of a lifetime.

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International Eisteddfod seeks talented singers for 70th anniversary Celebration Chorus

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod to revive established tradition and create a choir of local talent to celebrate 70th anniversary.

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is calling for passionate singers to join a special ‘Celebration Chorus’ for the 2017 festival.

In anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the International Eisteddfod, a ‘Celebration Chorus’ of singers is being created, with an open session for people interested in participating, being held at St John’s Church, Llangollen, on Saturday 28th January.

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Sir Bryn Terfel and Gregory Porter to star in International Eisteddfod’s 70th anniversary concert series

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is set to celebrate its 70th anniversary milestone with a star-studded concert line up featuring performances from renowned bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel, iconic American Jazz, Soul and Gospel singer, Gregory Porter, vocal harmony group, The Overtones and the Only Boys Aloud Academi, as well as a whole host of global dance and musical talent.

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Llangollen Eisteddfod Welcomes Albanian Peace Ambassador

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod presented with global sign of peace from Albanian Peace Ambassador

The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, one of the foremost world festivals promoting goodwill between nations and celebrating unity and peace, has welcomed the Albanian Peace Ambassador ahead of the nation’s participation in the 2017 festival.

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Rotary Club of Denbigh donate £1,000 to Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Generous donation from Rotary Club of Denbigh to Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod to contribute to on going success of cultural festival

As fundraising for this year’s Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod – the event’s 70th anniversary – gathers pace, one of the event’s long-standing supporters has pledged a further £1,000 donation.

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