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BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Remembering Aberfan

The BBC NOW and Chorus mark 50 years since the Aberfan disaster. J Davies: The Shortest Day. Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No 2. G Lewis: Souls of the Righteous. Faure: Requiem.

To commemorate 50 years since the Aberfan disaster, Sian Edwards conducts the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales in Fauré's Requiem.

From Brangwyn Hall, Swansea as part of Swansea International Festival.
Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas.

Joseph Davies: The Shortest Day
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op.22

8.20 Interval Music - Reich: WTC 9/11, Kronos Quartet

8.40
Geraint Lewis: Souls of the Righteous
Fauré: Requiem

Louis Lortie (piano)
Fflur Wyn (soprano)
Neal Davies (baritone)
National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Sian Edwards (conductor).

2 hours, 25 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Davies

    The Shortest Day

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Sian Edwards. Singer: Fflur Wyn.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Concerto No 2

    Performer: Louis Lortie. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Sian Edwards.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
  • Steve Reich

    Wtc 9/11

    Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • NONESUCH 7559-79645-7.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Geraint Lewis

    The Souls Of The Righteous

    Conductor: Sian Edwards. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Requiem

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Sian Edwards. Choir: BBC National Chorus of Wales. Singer: Fflur Wyn. Singer: Neal Davies.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Quartet movement for piano and strings in A minor

    Ensemble: Domus.
    • Brahms/Mahler - Piano Quartets: Domus.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.

Credits

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Performer BBC National Chorus of Wales

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