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LLangoLLen inTeRnaTionaL MuSiCaL eiSTeDDFoD July 8th - 12th eisteddfod set to rock all over the world with Bryn, Caro and Quo

appearance by the chart-topping singing brothers, Richard and Adam Johnson, from Holywell, in Flintshire. What’s more the curtain will come down on this summer’s Eisteddfod with an appeaerance by legendary British rockers Status Quo who will perform on the Sunday night, July 13. In between Dutch jazz diva Caro Emerald will deliver a storming set on Thursday night while other top attractions this year include the Chinese State Circus and a new work by top composer Karl Jenkins which will be unveiled at the festival. The lavish production of Sweeney Todd on Monday, July 7, will be the curtain raiser for the 2014 festival which gets underway the following day.

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Opera superstar Bryn Terfel and jazz sensation Caro Emerald are the headline acts at next year's Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. The acclaimed bass baritone will be playing the lead in a special production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street featuring an all-Welsh cast. There will also be a world premiere of a new work by top composer Karl Jenkins and an

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The following night will see the return of Karl Jenkins, the highest selling classical composer alive today, with the world premiere of his latest masterpiece, Adiemus Colores. The multi-award winning Dutch jazz singer Caro Emerald will be making her Llangollen debut on the Thursday evening. Earlier this year her second studio album, The Shocking Miss Emerald, went to No 1 in the UK album chart. The Choir of the World competition on the Saturday night is the blue riband event of the week-long festival and remains one of the foremost choral competitions in the international choral calendar, according to Eisteddfod Musical Director Eilir Owen Griffiths.

Shropshire Signpost 2014  

2014 edition of the Shropshire Signpost - full of colourful features and ideas of places to visit in Shropshire.