Opera superstar Sir Bryn sings praises of top festival for reaching “momentous milestone”

Opera superstar Sir Bryn Terfel has sent his “heartfelt congratulations” to an international music festival that’s celebrating reaching its 50th year.

His talented wife Hannah Stone, a former royal harpist, also sent her best wishes to the North Wales International Music Festival that’s returning with a hybrid event after being held solely online last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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World premiere to celebrate music festival’s 50th year

A top music festival will mark its 50th year with the world premiere of a new work to celebrate its illustrious history.

The piece written by Jon Guy will be featured in one of two concerts in May which will be curtain raisers for the North Wales International Music Festival, which in normal times is held at St Asaph Cathedral.

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Binge-watching music fan says virtual festival was more entertaining than Strictly Come Dancing

A top music festival reached a global audience after going virtual.

The North Wales International Music Festival moved online for the first time in its 49 year history as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

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Show goes on for top vocal group poised for music festival return

A world-famous a cappella group that has helped bring music to the homes of choral fans across the globe during Covid-19 is poised for a ‘virtual’ return to a top Welsh music festival.

Revered British ensemble VOCES8 is among a packed line-up of musicians headlining at the North Wales International Music Festival this month.

Their performance has been especially recorded for the festival from their London studio.

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Young virtuoso who wowed royal wedding stars in virtual festival

A young cellist who wowed a worldwide audience of two billion people when he performed at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take centre stage at a top festival in North Wales.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason will be starring alongside his equally gifted pianist sister, Isata, at the North Wales International Music Festival, which is going virtual this year for the first time in 49 years.

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Young virtuosos given chance to shine at top music festival

Talented young musicians from North Wales are being given the chance to shine at a top international music festival.

They will have the opportunity to perform with acclaimed orchestra NEW Sinfonia at the North Wales International Music Festival that’s going virtual for the first time in its 49-year history.

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Top festival will reach wider audience after going virtual

Organisers of the North Wales International Music Festival are confident the new-look event will be a hit.

It’s usually held at the 13th century St Asaph Cathedral but the coronavirus pandemic put paid to that this year. Instead the festival will be hosted on the internet between the original dates from Saturday, September 12, to Saturday, September 26, thanks to support from the Arts Council of Wales and festival sponsors including the Pendine Park care organisation.

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