Feb 15, 2011

Llangollen Announces it's Evening Concert line up: to include McFly, Russell Watson and Lulu!


Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Week Schedule 2011



Monday 4th


Evening Concert: Lulu and Friends: Opening Gala Concert, 7.45pm £50/£40/£30


Tuesday 5th


Daytime: International Children’s Day

Strains of Hope: On the field, 5000 children will be transported to Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas, in a day of joyful, uplifting performances and workshops showcasing music and dance from around the world. The Peace Message from the Children of Wales is presented this year by school children from the Chirk and Glyn Ceiriog area. Alex Pascall from Grenada will delight us with some Caribbean harmony and Steven Sogo and his band Hope Street will perform.

The Parade. Parade of Nations. 4.30pm

The colour and excitement of the Festival spreads into the streets of Llangollen town with the Parade of Nations. Each year over 60 years, a vibrant tradition has continued.

Evening Concert: Russell Watson – La Voce:

Special Guest: Faryl Smith. 7.45pm.
Tickets £45, £35, £25


Wednesday 6th


Daytime: A Feast of Costume, Music and Dance.

The outstanding Llangollen competitions begin and continue throughout the day, with choirs and folk dancers from over 20 countries. Also featuring the best young soloists in the world.
  • Senior Children’s Choirs
  • Traditional Folk Dance Groups
  • Vocal Solo under 15 years of age
  • Vocal Solo aged 15-20
  • Instrumental Solo under 18 years of age
Dancing in the Street

On the field: Dance workshops and World Music performances, introducing performers from all five continents on the outside stages. Come to Llangollen and experience the whole World in One Place!

All the World, More Smiles, the festival’s award winning inclusive project, brings together music, dance, drama and art to the S4/C stage.

@6 Concert: Djabe: one of Europe’s most exciting jazz/folk fusion groups.

Evening Concert: One World, One Stage, One Llangollen Welcome (including the Welcome Ceremony and Procession). 7.45pm. £15 (children £5)


Thursday 7th


Daytime: Join the musical party; a day full of competitions for young performers with dazzling talent. A thousand children perform.

    • Junior Children’s Choirs
    • Children’s Folk Dance
    • Youth Choirs
    • Songs from the Show’s Final
    • Vocal Solo, 21 yrs of age and over Final
    • Instrumental Solo over 18 yrs of age Final
    • Dancing in the Street
    • Folk Dance Duos Final
    • Individual Folk Dance Final


12 noon: The moving ‘Sound of Silence’, the whole Pavilion and field fall silent, everyone links arms, and the Llangollen Message of Peace is broadcast to the world.

On the field: Enjoy upbeat music and colourful dancing, with a flavour of the exotic.

Special packages for Secondary Schools.
£5 per pupil. Teachers FREE
(Pre-booked parties only; pupil-teacher ratio 12:1)
@6 Concert: ‘Community Choir Fest’; hear both the winners of television’s ‘Codi Canu’, Côr Rhos a’r Cylch and Llangollen’s own community Choir.

Evening Concert: Noye’s Fludde, with performances from around the world £15 (children £5) 7.45pm


Friday 8th


Daytime: Folk Friday

Fabulous Folk and Choral performances, including Celtic groups, and uniquely inspiring inclusive singing, dance and theatre: the essence of Llangollen.
  • Mixed Choirs
  • Folk Song Choirs
  • Chamber Choirs
  • Folk Showcase


Bands from Wales also lead an eclectic mix of sights and sounds.
Reserved seat in the Pavilion: £15, £12
Ground admission (unreserved seat in Pavilion)
Adult £10, Concession £8, Child £5, Family £23
Special packages for Secondary Schools.
£5 per pupil. Teachers FREE
(Pre-booked parties only; pupil-teacher ratio 12:1)
Evening Concert: starring Ruthie Henshall: The Best of the West End: 8pm. £40, £30, £20


Saturday 9th


International Family Day.
Daytime: One Day, A Thousand Voices
Traditional male and female choirs, simply the best in the world, including Barbershop and Show choirs: the daytime competitions reach a climax.
On the field: A Festival within a Festival – all day fun for everyone. Music, dance, arts, crafts, story-telling, demonstrations and competitions for all.
@6 Concert: The day’s Guest of Honour, Julian Lloyd-Webber (‘Cello)
Evening Concert: Choir of The World, with Guest Appearance by Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)


Sunday 10th


Daytime: “Sunday on the Field” - Bands and solo artists play on the field from 2pm.
Evening Concert: McFly, 7.45pm.Tickets: £35 (seated and standing; standing aged 14 and over), £25 (seated)
Full booking info:
Reserve your ticket NOW!
Online booking at www.llangollen2011.co.uk
(including ‘Choose your own seat’ option)
Box Office 01978 862001 9.30am to 4.30pm weekdays.
Email tickets@international-eisteddfod.co.uk
By post: Llangollen Eisteddfod Box Office, Royal International Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen, LL20 8SW.
Season Tickets: amazing offers!
Become a Season Ticket Holder or a Friend of the Festival to have access to priority seating arrangements and great offers;
  • Platinum ticket is only: £200 Sit in the same seat all week (Day and night, Monday to Saturday!)
  • Gold - £135 Wednesday to Saturday Evening (£5 discount on top-price seats for Russell Watson concert)
  • Silver Season - All daytime sessions, Wednesday to Saturday, same top-price seat guarantee, £70.


FESTIVAL GROUND ADMISSION
(Pavilion Reserved seat ticket includes Ground Admission)
Adult £10
Concessions £8
Child Under 16 £5 (£2 Saturday)
EVENING GROUND ADMISSION
Only £1 – ‘Ground for a Pound’ after 4.30pm, Tuesday – Thursday
FAMILY GROUND ADMISSION
Wednesday -Friday £23 ; Saturday £20 (International Family Day)
(2 Adults & up to 3 children)
Press: Mr Producer Ltd
02920916667


Russell Watson Lulu McFly


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