On Friday 2 June four Choristers
from Llandaff Cathedral Choir sang at the UEFA Champions League dinner in Cardiff Castle. The boys had the opportunity to perform with internationally renowned soprano Katherine Jenkins and Only Men Aloud to a packed room of UEFA officials, representatives from both Real Madrid and Juventus, politicians and other dignitaries.
The boys had a long day of rehearsals and sound checks with their fellow artists, performing Amazing Grace with Katherine Jenkins and the UEFA Champions League Anthem with all other performers. They had a brief taste of the ‘celebrity’ lifestyle, emerging from the Castle late at night to a throng of photographers, although their feet were kept firmly grounded with the dressing room being located in the castle dungeons!
The boys had the opportunity to have their photograph taken with the Champions League Trophy and to meet and work with some fantastic musicians in an atmosphere very different to that of the cathedral!A wonderful time was had by all with the boys flying the flag for the musicianship and professionalism of Cathedral Choristers.