Wed, 05 Jul|
The White Flower: Into the Light
Robert conducts NEW Sinfonia and a massed choir as NEW Sinfonia make their debut at Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod
Time & Location
05 Jul 2023, 20:00 – 22:00
Llangollen, Royal International Pavilion, Abbey Rd, Llangollen LL20 8SW, UK
About the event
Massed choral and orchestral forces come together in a concert of remembrance for the fallen of Sarajevo and the Ukraine. ‘White Flower’ has become the symbol of the Srebrenica genocide and will be performed for the first time with orchestra. International performers share the Pavilion stage in a poignant reminder of music’s power to unite and transcend division.
Soloists: Elvir Solak and Lejla Jusic of Sarajevo National Opera
Emyr Lloyd Jones - Pendine Voice of the Future (2022)
The melody and lyrics of White Rose were written by a survivor of the Siege of Sarajevo, Elvir Solak who be will be performing alongside Lejla with NEW Sinfonia.
Programme to include:
White Flower by Elvir Solak
Duets from Elvir and Lejla with NEW Sinfonia
Let Us Garlands Bring by Finzi sung by Emyr Lloyd Jones
The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace - Choral Suite (1999)