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Boroondara Eisteddfod

Now in its 28th year, the Boroondara Eisteddfod has firmly established itself as a treasured part of Boroondara’s musical landscape.   

The contestants perform at the Eisteddfod.

Heather Fletcher, winner of the 2018 Eisteddfod vocal championship and aria categories, says that the Eisteddfod is a special event for performers and audiences alike.

 “It’s a celebration of local talent and for supporters of the arts it’s a great way to see the future of local performance,” said the classically-trained singer and voice teacher.

The must-see performance each year is the spectacular piano concerto finals and the crowd-pleasing encore concert, featuring winners from across the Eisteddfod performing in a special evening at the Hawthorn Arts Centre.

The unique event is also filled with highlights and learning opportunities for participating performers too.

“I went into the competition to experiment with a new repertoire as I was changing from soprano to mezzo and it was a nurturing environment with high-stakes for performing,” Ms Fletcher said.

“Its reputation is very good, and there’s not many councils that are supporting the arts like Boroondara is.”

Part of its reputation is preceded by its excellent adjudicators with world-wide credentials, and the variety it offers its performers through a wide-ranging number of categories.

More information

For more information on upcoming Eisteddfod events, visit Boroondara Eisteddfod.