Performers: Monday

The Cory Band

The Cory Band is recognised as one of Wales’s finest and most innovative music ensembles. The band made history in 2016 by becoming the first band to be Quadruple Champions – simultaneously holding the National, Open, European and Brass in Concert titles. However, the band has a long and illustrious history. Formed in 1884, it… Read more »

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Owain Arwel Hughes CBE

Owain Arwel Hughes has conducted and recorded with many of the world’s leading orchestras. Among his titles have been Associate Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra and Principal Associate Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London; Associate Conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Principal Conductor of the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Denmark; Principal Guest… Read more »

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Fron Male Voice Choir

The Fron Male Voice Choir celebrate their 70th Anniversary this year, and their history goes hand in hand with that of the Llangollen Eisteddfod. In 1946 the young men of Froncysyllte returning from the war wanted to participate in the International Eisteddfod, and in 1947 the Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir was formed to do just… Read more »

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David Childs

David Childs is regarded as one of the finest brass musicians of his generation and leads the way for euphonium players worldwide. David tours extensively performing in Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, Japan, Hong Kong, Europe and the U.S.A. He has appeared as a soloist with orchestras such as the BBC National Orchestra of… Read more »

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Rhos Male Voice Choir

Founded in 1891, Rhos Male Voice Choir is one of the most successful in Wales, most recently winning the male voice choir section at the International Eisteddfod in Llangollen in 2015. In 2013 the choir enjoyed a unique hat-trick of success taking first place in the male voice choir competitions at the Llangollen International Musical… Read more »

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Meinir Wyn Roberts

Meinir Wyn Roberts is a Soprano from Caernarfon in North Wales who won the ‘International Voice of the Future’ competition at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in 2015. After graduating from the Royal Northern College of Music with a First Class BMus (Hons) Degree Meinir is currently in her first year of Opera School at the… Read more »

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Canoldir Male Choir

Members of Canoldir Male Choir are often asked “Where in Wales are you from?”  The choir are, in fact, based in Birmingham and were formed on St David’s Day, 1966 when a small group of Welsh exiles and some English friends decided to form a Male Voice Choir. The name CANOLDIR is Welsh for “the… Read more »

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Colne Valley Male Voice Choir

Musical Director: Thom Meredith                     Official Accompanist: Keith Swallow The first male voice choir to take the stage at the inaugural Eisteddfod in 1947. In 23 competitive visits to Llangollen the Choir has achieved six wins, five second and two third prizes which included a hat-trick of wins in 1960, 1961, and 1962 . Founded in 1922… Read more »

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