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.
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.
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.
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.