Forty Years’ Highlights

  • 1965

    1st Welsh male choir to promote a concert in the Royal Albert Hall, 1st Overseas Tour – western Canada/USA 1966 Chief Male Choir prize at National Eisteddfod (Aberafan)

  • 1968

    1st Welsh choir to appear at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London “John Edwards Memorial Award” for services to contemporary music in Wales, Corby Festival, 2nd Overseas Tour – western Canada/USA.

  • 1971

    Cardiff 20th Century Festival; 3rd Overseas Tour – Canada/USA (coast-to-coast).

  • 1972

    Cardiff 20th Century Festival; North Gwent Festival.

  • 1973

    Tour in Ayrshire 1974 “Rhondda Recognition Award”, Pendyrus Golden Jubilee Festival; 2nd tour in Ayrshire

  • 1975

    Llandaff Festival 1976 Cardiff 20th Century Festival

  • 1979

    1st Welsh choir at Aldeburgh Festival 4th Overseas Tour – Russia – Leningrad, Moscow and Soviet Central Television

  • 1980

    Tour in Scotland (Irvine, St Andrews, Inverness & Aberdeen)

  • 1981

    Coleraine Festival (Northern Ireland)

  • 1982

    Closing concert at Llangollen International Eisteddfod.

  • 1983

    Llandaff Festival

  • 1984

    Coleraine Festival; 5th Overseas Tour – north-eastern USA Welsh Brewers’ “Award for Excellence”.

  • 1987

    6th Overseas Tour – Australia, including Festivals of Perth, Sydney & Melbourne Recital in Ely Cathedral

  • 1988

    Mayfest (Glasgow International Festival); Recital in Wells Cathedral

  • 1989

    7th Overseas Tour – north-eastern USA

  • 1990

    Leeds International Concert; Recital in Dorchester Abbey

  • 1991

    Towneley Festival (Burnley)

  • 1992

    Leek Festival 8th Overseas Tour – “Fanfare for Wales in Europe” – Gala concert in Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (televised in Britain and Belgium).

  • 1993

    Oundle Festival; Tour in Strathclyde Opening of Courtyard Galleries of National Museum of Wales by HM The Queen Classical Spectacular in Cardiff International Arena

  • 1994

    2nd Classical Spectacular

  • 1995

    9th Overseas Tour – north-eastern USA (including 64th Welsh National Cymanfa Ganu in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania).

  • 1996

    Glastonbury Classical Extravaganza

  • 1997

    2nd Glastonbury Extravaganza; Recital in Margam Abbey; 5th Tour in Scotland

  • 1998

    10th Overseas Tour – New Zealand (including Auckland Festival) and Australia (including1st Australian National Cymanfa Ganu in Melbourne) .

  • 1999

    Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, Isle of Man.

  • 2000

    3rd Glastonbury Extravaganza.

  • 2001

    4th Glastonbury Extravaganza.

  • 2002

    5th Glastonbury Extravaganza; 11th Overseas Tour – Southern California.

  • 2003

    Debut at St John’s, Smith Square, London.

  • 2004

    6th Glastonbury Extravaganza; 12th Overseas Tour – Eastern USA Opening Concert of the Wales Millennium Centre.

  • 2007

    13th Overseas Tour – Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

  • 2010

    Clean Sweep at Cardigan Eisteddfod

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