Original 1947 International Eisteddfod Competitors, Colne Valley Male Voice Choir to join forces with the formidable Froncysyllte (Fron) and Rhosllanerchrugog (Rhos) male voice choirs for the festival’s 70th Anniversary Opening Concert
A male voice choir that performed at the first ever International Eisteddfod in 1947 will sing alongside two of Wales’ most prolific male voice choirs at the event’s landmark 70th Anniversary opening concert on Monday 3rd July.
Music Director, Eilir Owen Griffiths, to pass on the baton after 70th anniversary Llangollen Eisteddfod
After six years in the prestigious role of Music Director at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Eilir Owen Griffiths will step down from the position after this year’s 70th anniversary festival. (more…)
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…)
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.
Limited number of seated and standing tickets still available as iconic acts join Llanfest 2017 bill
Controversial and iconic indie band Reverend and The Makers & Radio 1 regular Huw Stephens have been added to Llanfest line up, supporting Welsh legends Manic Street Preachers.
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.
Entries flood in ahead of Friday 3rd March 2017 deadline following prize fund boost from Pendine Park
A competition to find the world’s best young singers has been flooded with entries after a pioneering care organisation teamed up with opera superstar Sir Bryn Terfel to increase the prize money to £10,000.
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.
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.
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.