Festival strikes the right note for financial success

This year’s smash-hit Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod is well on course to break even financially.

Three near sell-out evening concerts sent ticket sales soaring significantly over last year and higher visitor attendances than in 2015 have added to the bright financial outlook. (more…)

Opera star Bryn Terfel joins the kids in Eisteddfod music workshop

Opera superstar Bryn Terfel harmonised with youngsters having fun with music at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

Taking a break from rehearsals for the 70th Gala Classical Concert, Bryn paid a whistle-stop visit to the tent where the award-winning Pendine Park care organisation was hosting a morning of musical workshops as part of the festival’s Children’s Day activities.

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Competition A1 Mixed Choirs

Stage Order Name Country Total Mark Position
10 Bob Cole Conservatory Chamber Choir USA 94.0 1st
6 E STuudio Chamber Choir Estonia 93.3 2nd
1 Cantica Laetitia Czech Republic 90.7 3rd
5 The Sunday Night Singers USA 89.3 4th
9 Coro San Benildo Philippines 88.7 5th
7 Surrey Hills Chamber Choir England 84.3 6th
8 Quire of Voyces USA 83.7 7th
4 Musica Oeconomica Pragensis Czech Republic 83.3 8th
3 University of the Philippines Medicine Choir Philippines 81.7 9th
2 Chamber Choir Ancora Finland 80.3 10th

 

Competition A5 Open Category

Stage Order Name Country Total Mark Position
4 Cor Glanaethwy Cymru 92.0 1st
3 Cheshire Chord Company England 85.3 2nd
7 DaleDiva England 85.0 3rd
2 Ysbrydoliaeth Cymru 84.0 4th
1 Hallmark of Harmony England 83.7 5th
9 Skedsmo Voices Norway 83.0 6th
5 The Major Oak Chorus England 82.3 7th
6 Bob Cole Conservatory Chamber Choir USA 82.0 8th
8 Coro San Benildo Philippines 80.3 9th