WELSH singing superstar Katherine Jenkins OBE made a sensational return to the Pavilion headlining a classical gala concert to conclude this year’s Core Week of Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

Captivating the adoring audience with a spectacular night of crowd-pleasing music, including musical theatre classics Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific, Somewhere and Tonight from West Side Story, as well as L’Amore Sei Tu (I Will Always Love You), We Are The Champions and Time To Say Goodbye.

Katherine opened her set with Return To Wales, declaring her love for her home country: “There’s no greater place than being here in Wales.

"I’m so thrilled to be back and I hope you’ve all had a wonderful festival. The sun is shining and there’s truly no place I’d rather be on some enchanted evening.”

(Image: Desh Kapur Photography/ CUFFE & TAYLOR)

The mezzo-soprano shared the stage with two previous winners of the flagship competition, 2022's International Voice Of The Future tenor Emyr Lloyd Jones and Choir Of The Year Côr CF1.

The headline shows are part of a new partnership between Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod and Live Nation promoters Cuffe and Taylor.

The series continues Thursday (July 11) with Nile Rodgers and CHIC.