Sydney Eisteddfod is taking 17 contenders through to Round 2 of its Crowd Favourites competition, after which 8 finalists will be revealed. Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday 14 October.
The contenders in this round are:
The Longest Time – Edward Langford/ A Quiet Thing – Siobhan Lynch/ Rescue – Brooke Henderson Dance Studios/ Piano Trio in D major, Op.70 No. 1 – 1st Movement – Artemis Trio/ Welcome to Hell with an Irish Twist – LA Feeney/ Vesti La Giubba – Sam Elmi/ Elesa: Georgian chant – Performed by St Columba/ Liszt – Valse de l’opéra Faust de Ch. Gounod – Jane Liu/ JPMS Ensemble Brillante (Percussion)/ ‘Stand Up’ – Ablaze Dance Academy/ Mallet Solo – Chloe/ Piano Duet “The Dolly Suite” by Fauré – Olivia & Vincent/ NEXART PERCUSSION/ Zigeunerweisen – Tracy/ Ex Wives, SIX the Musical, one woman, six voices – María del Rosario Cabrera Martínez/ The Impossible – Hudson/ Khachaturian Violin Concerto: I Allegro Con Fermezza – Harry
The four most highly voted for Crowd Favourite Winners will each receive a prize $1,000!
On top of these winners, a jury of industry professionals will also be awarding Four Awards of $500 each to the best performances.
All winners will be announced on Tuesday 27 October