Thursday 4 July
In the Pavilion

Don’t miss the beautifully polished harmonies of the A cappella Group competition, and the first instrumental competitions of the week.

Competitions today:

Ensemble: Instrumental Ensemble  – This competition is for groups of any age. These ensembles will compromise of any combination of instruments and can be orchestral groups, brass bands, folk bands, contemporary music groups, jazz bands, wind bands etc. They will present a programme lasting up to 6 minutes.

Choir: Senior Children’s Choir – This Children’s choir competition is for singers aged 12 to 18.  They will be singing a contrasting programme of 7 minutes of music. Their programme will include one test piece. Two test pieces have been especially composed for this competition by Roderick Williams OBE and Dr Edward-Rhys Harry. Participants will choose one of the pieces to sing as part of their programme.

Choir: A cappella Group – This competition is for groups of 4 to 20 members. They will be singing any music style for 10 minutes.

Solo: Open Folk Solo (Instrumental) – This competition is for singers of all ages. Soloists will present a programme representative of a local or regional tradition. The prelim will be held in the Methodist Church, Llangollen. Three soloists will then go through to the Final on the main stage in the pavilion. For more information on prelims, visit In the Town.

Solo: Vocal Solo 16-19 – This competition is for singers aged 16 to 19 Soloists will perform a programme of music for 6 minutes. Their programme will include one test piece. They have a choice of either a test piece composed especially for this competition by Roderick Williams OBE or any lied by Schubert. The prelim will be in the Methodist Church, Llangollen. Three soloists will then go through to the Final on the main stage in the pavilion. For more information on prelims, visit In the Town.

Solo: Voice of Musical Theatre – This competition is for singers aged 19 to 28. This prestigious prize is intended to advance the career of a young musical theatre performer. The competition will be held over two days. They will perform a contrasting programme for both rounds, which must be chosen from the musical theatre genre. Beginning with a prelim round in the Town Hall, Llangollen on Wednesday 3rd July. Three finalist will then go through to compete on the main stage in the pavilion on Thursday 4th July. For more information on prelims, visit In the Town.

Children’s Choir of the World Winner Announcement

In celebration of the fantastic standard of choral singing achieved by children and young people at the Eisteddfod, we have introduced a special trophy just for children’s choirs. Be sure to stay until the end of the day session to see which choir will be crowned the Children’s Choir of the World! The winner will receive an International Trophy and £500; the most inspiring conductor will receive £200. Prize money and trophy donated by Dr & Mrs Rhys Davies in memory of their son Owen Davies.
Tickets:

Pavilion Reserved Seating Day Ticket: £17
Price includes reserved seat in blocks A-H

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Thursday Competition Details

Morning:

Competition D1: Instrumental Ensemble

Cystadlaethau A7: Côr Plant Hŷn

Adjudication D1: Instrumental Ensemble

Afternoon:

Competition A10: A cappella Group

Competition A7b: Senior Children’s Choir

Adjudication A10: A cappella Group

Competition B5: Open Folk Instrumental Solo

  • Finalist 1
  • Finalist 2
  • Finalist 3

Adjudication A7: Senior Children’s

Day President 

Competition B7: Vocal Solo 16-19

  • Finalist 1
  • Finalist 2
  • Finalist 3

Adjudication B5: Open Folk Instrumental

Competition B2: Voice of Musical Theatre

  • Finalist 1
  • Finalist 2
  • Finalist 3

Friends Presentation

Adjudication B7: Vocal solo 16-19 

Adjudication B2: Voice of Musical Theatre

Result of Children’s Choir of the World