Wed, Jul 05|
The White Flower: Into the Light
Massed choral and orchestral forces come together in a concert of remembrance for the fallen of Srebrenica, Bosnia and Ukraine.
Time & Location
Jul 05, 2023, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Llangollen Pavilion , Abbey Rd, Llangollen LL20 8SW, UK
About the Event
Massed choral and orchestral forced come together in a concert of remembrance for the fallen of Srebrenica, Bosnia and Ukraine. International performers share the Pavilion stage in a poignant reminder of music's power to unite and transcend division, culminating in a message of peace and hope for the future of all nations; returning to the light.
Lleisiau Llan, 200 voices from across North Wales join NEW Sinfonia for a concert honoring the Eisteddfod’s commitment to peace. Performers from Wales, Bosnia and Ukraine, including refugees, unite for a programme which includes excerpts from Karl Jenkins’ haunting mass for peace The Armed Man.
Also featuring: Ukrainian conductor Polina Horelova conducting the traditional Ukrainian folk piece River Song; and Emyr Lloyd Jones, dubbed the new Bryn Terfel, who won the prestigious Pendine International Voice of the Future at Llangollen 2022.
A spectacular concert which reflects the Eisteddfod’s ethos of peace, friendship and cultural diversity; thought-provoking themes of remembrance transform into hope, togetherness and the power of the human spirit to overcome division.
Produced in partnership with Llangollen Eisteddfod 2023 and in association with Remembering Srebrenica.
Tickets are available here - https://international-eisteddfod.co.uk/events/wednesday-evening/