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Dylan Thomas Centenary: Laugharne Live Festival

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch, live from the 2014 Laugharne Live Festival. With a new setting of Fern Hill by Julian Philips and Meet My Choir, with the Corran Singers.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents the latest news and releases in choral music live from the Laugharne Live Festival, as the BBC celebrates the centenary of the birth of the poet Dylan Thomas.

The programme features the world premiere of a new setting of 'Fern Hill' by Julian Philips sung by the Welsh National Opera Youth Opera, and at 4.30pm there's a special edition of "Meet My Choir", as we meet Laugharne's local community choir - the Corran Singers.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 May 2014 16:00

Music Played

  • john roberts

    Mi Glwyaf dyner lais ("Gwahoddiad")

    Performer: The Corran Singers. Conductor: Heather Jenkins.
  • David N. Childs

    Do not go gentle into that good night

    Performer: Vox Humana. Conductor: David N. Childs.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.572511.
  • Paul Stanhope

    The Missile - Songs of Innocence and Joy

    Conductor: Dan Perkin. Performer: Welsh National Opera Youth Choir.
  • Dan Perkin

    Gary The Llama (opening)

    Conductor: Dan Perkin. Performer: Welsh National Opera Youth Choir.
  • Dan Perkin

    Gary The Llama (opening)

    Conductor: Dan Perkin. Performer: Welsh National Opera Youth Choir.
  • A. H. D. Troyte

    Eli Jenkins' Prayer

    Performer: The Treorchy Male Voice Choir. Conductor: Heather Jenkins.
    • Music for Pleasure.
    • MFP 5617.
  • Traditional African

    Siyahamba

    Conductor: Heather Jenkins. Performer: The Corran Singers.
  • DELYTH REES

    Another Day

    Conductor: Heather Jenkins. Performer: The Corran Singers.
  • John Hughes

    Calon Lan

    Composer: Daniel James. Performer: The Corran Singers. Performer: AUDIENCE. Conductor: Heather Jenkins.
  • Kenneth Jennings

    And Death Shall Have No Dominion, from Two Laments on Dylan Thomas

    Performer: Cantus.
    • Cantus.
    • 5367240527.
  • John Corigliano

    Poem on His Birthday (opening) from A Dylan Thomas Trilogy

    Performer: Nashville Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Naxos.
    • 8559394.
  • Karl Jenkins

    Locus Iste

    Performer: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Decca.
  • Julian Philips

    Fern Hill

    Performer: Welsh National Youth Opera. Conductor: Dan Perkin.

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