Popular music festival returns to Llanfyllin

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The 2022 weekend music festival runs from August 12-14 and features the world famous Coull Quartet and Ensemble Renard.

The festival begins at 7.30pm on Friday with Welsh harpist Ieuan Jones, who has found time in his busy schedule to return to Llanfyllin and delight audiences with a recital of Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin and more.

On Saturday, the Coull String Quartet will perform a program by Haydn, Debussy and Dvorak. Viola player Jonathan Barritt is well known to the festival as he was a member of the Allegri Quartet which performed in the town for 50 years.

The festival ends on Sunday with a musical program performed by the Renard Ensemble of the Royal Academy of Music in London. They will perform Mozart, Ravel and more.

A festival spokesperson said: “This year is a double celebration; welcoming music back to the city and marking the 50th anniversary since the festival’s first concert was given in 1972 by the famous Allegri Quartet.”

Tickets can be purchased online at llanfyllinfestival.org.uk or in the evening at St Myllin’s Church. They can also be purchased at Llanfyllin Spar, Welshpool Jewelers and Oswestry’s Rowanthorn.


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