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CHOIR OF THE WORLD: PAVAROTTI TROPHY
Each year some of the inest amateur choirs are selected to compete for the prestigious Choir of the World Pavarotti Trophy and £3,000. The winners of competitions A1 to A5 will compete against each other on the inal night of competitions, Saturday 6 July.Therefore, it is important that all choirs stay until Sunday 7 July. In the Final each choir is required to prepare a contrasting programme of up to 12 minutes of music.At least one unaccompanied work must be included. Competitors are advised to vary their programme from the previous round.The Jayne Davies Conductor’s Prize of £200 and an International Medal will be awarded to the most inspirational conductor of the Choir of the World inalists.
A6. Junior Children’s Choirs (Wednesday 3 July)
Choirs of no fewer than 16 voices. Singers must be aged 12 and under on the last day of the competitions. Choirs are required to prepare a contrasting programme of up to 7 minutes of music. Programme must include at least one original work or an arrangement by a living composer.
A7. Senior Children’s Choirs (Thursday 4 July)
Choirs of no fewer than 16 voices. Singers must be aged 12 to 18 on the last day of the competitions. Choirs are required to prepare a contrasting programme of up to 7 minutes of music. Programme must include a test piece composed especially for this competition by Roderick Williams OBE (approximately 2.5 minutes).The piece will be sung in English. Please contact the Eisteddfod ofice on +44 (0) 1978 862 003 to obtain a copy from 1st October 2018 onwards.
A8. Children’s Folk Song Choirs (Wednesday 3 July)
Choirs of no fewer than 12 voices. Singers must be aged 18 and under on the last day of the competitions. Choirs are required to prepare a programme of two contrasting choral arrangements of traditional folk songs of the choir’s own country. Programme must not exceed 6 minutes.
CHILDREN’S CHOIR OF THE WORLD
As a way of celebrating the fantastic work that is done with children and young people, the Eisteddfod has introduced a special Trophy and an additional £500 for the highest scoring choir from categories A6 to A8, and added to this a Conductor’s Prize of £200 for the most inspiring conductor.These prizes will be awarded at the end of the day on Thursday 4 July, and representatives of the winners of categories A6 to A8 are required to be present.
A9. Adult Folk Song Choirs (Friday 5 July)
Female, male or mixed choirs of no fewer than 12 voices singing in mixed or equal voice. Singers must be 18 and over on the last day of the competitions. Choirs are required to prepare a programme of two contrasting choral arrangements of traditional folk songs of the choir’s own country. Programme must not exceed 6 minutes.
A10. A cappella Group (Thursday 4 July)
Open to groups of 4 to 12 members. Any music style is acceptable, but repertoire and choreography must be appropriate for a family show. No instruments of any kind are allowed, and the programme must not exceed 10 minutes. Groups will be provided with microphones if needed and they must not use their own sound, microphones, headsets, processors or sound technicians.


































































































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