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BBC NOW - My Friend Dylan Thomas

Live from Prichard-Jones Hall in Bangor, BBC NOW conducted by Grant Llewellyn. Andrew Lewis: Fern Hill. Turnage: When I Woke. Elgar: Cello Concerto. D Jones: Symphony No 4.

Live from Prichard-Jones Hall, Bangor
Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales concludes its focus on Dylan Thomas in the poet's centenary year, with a concert live from the 'My Friend Dylan Thomas' festival in Bangor.

The concert begins with a new work by Andrew Lewis, based on Thomas's Fern Hill, and incorporating the poet's distinctive voice. Mark-Anthony Turnage's When I Woke sets the text of Dylan Thomas's 1939 poem of the same name. Daniel Jones wrote his Fourth Symphony in memory of his close friend the year after the poet's death. Plus Welsh cellist Thomas Carroll performs Elgar's Cello Concerto.

Andrew Lewis: Fern Hill
Mark-Anthony Turnage: When I Woke
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor
D Jones: Symphony no.4 'In memory of Dylan Thomas'

Roderick Williams (baritone)
Thomas Carroll (cello)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Grant Llewellyn (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Daniel Jones

    Two Unpublished Bagatelles

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Daniel Jones

    Two Unpublished Bagatelles

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Daniel Jones

    Fourth Symphony

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
  • Edward Elgar

    Concerto in E minor

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
  • Andrew Lewis

    Fern Hill

    Conductor: Grant Llewellyn. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Henry Purcell

    Ode for St Cecilia's Day - "Raise, Raise The Voice"

    Ensemble: The King’s Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
  • Henry Purcell

    Ode for St Cecilia's Day - "Raise, Raise The Voice"

    Ensemble: The King’s Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage

    When I Woke

    Conductor: Grant Llewellyn. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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