BBC National Orchestra Of Wales [Radio Wales]

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20070916

"Beverley Humphreys introduces the opening concert of the new season from St David's Hall in Cardiff, featuring Leeds Piano Competition winner Sunwook Kim, tenor James Gilchrist, and Elgar's Enigma Variations in the composer's 150th anniversary year.

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge

Elgar: Enigma Variations

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Sunwook Kim (piano)

Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)"

20070916

"Beverley Humphreys introduces the opening concert of the new season from St David's Hall in Cardiff, featuring Leeds Piano Competition winner Sunwook Kim, tenor James Gilchrist, and Elgar's Enigma Variations in the composer's 150th anniversary year.

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge

Elgar: Enigma Variations

James Gilchrist (tenor)

Sunwook Kim (piano)

Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

"

20070930

"Beverley Humphreys joins the orchestra in Prague for their visit to the Autumn International Music Festival, and explores the musical history of this fascinating city.

Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (piano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thierry Fischer (conductor)

Massenet: Scenes Dramatique

Elgar: Sea Pictures

Gershwin: Piano Concerto; Variations on 'I got Rhythm'"

20070930

"Beverley Humphreys joins the orchestra in Prague for their visit to the Autumn International Music Festival, and explores the musical history of this fascinating city.

Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano)

Wayne Marshall (piano)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thierry Fischer (conductor)

Massenet: Scenes Dramatique

Elgar: Sea Pictures

Gershwin: Piano Concerto; Variations on 'I got Rhythm'

"

20071014

"Beverley Humphreys joins the orchestra at the North Wales International Music Festival in St Asaph, and talks to principal conductor Thierry Fischer about his life in Switzerland and Wales.

Dvorak: Scherzo Capriccioso

Weber: Clarinet Concerto No 2

Faure: Masques et Bergamasques

Ravel: Mother Goose

Julian Bliss (clarinet)

Thierry Fischer (conductor)"

20071014

"Beverley Humphreys joins the orchestra at the North Wales International Music Festival in St Asaph, and talks to principal conductor Thierry Fischer about his life in Switzerland and Wales.

Dvorak: Scherzo Capriccioso

Weber: Clarinet Concerto No 2

Faure: Masques et Bergamasques

Ravel: Mother Goose

Julian Bliss (clarinet)

Thierry Fischer (conductor)

"

20071028

"Beverley Humphreys introduces a family concert for Halloween and finds out more about the orchestra's work in communities across Wales.

Music includes The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Danse Macabre and favourites from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Doctor Who.

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

Kirsten O'Brien (presenter)"

20071028

"Beverley Humphreys introduces a family concert for Halloween and finds out more about the orchestra's work in communities across Wales.

Music includes The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Danse Macabre and favourites from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and Doctor Who.

Tecwyn Evans (conductor)

Kirsten O'Brien (presenter)

"

20071111

"Beverley Humphreys joins the orchestra at the Swansea Festival, and talks to Welsh soloist Paul Watkins and his family about life as a musician. Featuring the music of Rautavaara, Elgar and Sibelius, conducted by Jac Van Steen."

20071111

"Beverley Humphreys joins the orchestra at the Swansea Festival, and talks to Welsh soloist Paul Watkins and his family about life as a musician. Featuring the music of Rautavaara, Elgar and Sibelius, conducted by Jac Van Steen.

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20071125

"Beverley Humphreys joins the orchestra at the last night of the Swansea Festival, and talks to Welsh pianist Llyr Williams about his international career.

Mozart: Piano Concert No 23

Beethoven: Symphony No 9, 'Choral'

Llry Williams (piano)

Francois-Xavier Roth (conductor)"

20071125

"Beverley Humphreys joins the orchestra at the last night of the Swansea Festival, and talks to Welsh pianist Llyr Williams about his international career.

Mozart: Piano Concert No 23

Beethoven: Symphony No 9, 'Choral'

Llry Williams (piano)

Francois-Xavier Roth (conductor)

"

20071209

"The series ends with a concert from the Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Beverley Humphreys talks to orchestral principals about their role as tonight's soloists, and finds out more about this interesting venue.

The orchestra play Bartok's Divertimento, Beethoven's Symphony No 6, and Duo Concertante by Strauss. Featuring Robert Plane on Clarinet and Jaroslaw Augustiniak on Bassoon. Conducted by Douglas Boyd.

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20071209

"The series ends with a concert from the Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Beverley Humphreys talks to orchestral principals about their role as tonight's soloists, and finds out more about this interesting venue.

The orchestra play Bartok's Divertimento, Beethoven's Symphony No 6, and Duo Concertante by Strauss. Featuring Robert Plane on Clarinet and Jaroslaw Augustiniak on Bassoon. Conducted by Douglas Boyd."

20080928

Beverley Humphreys with music from the orchestra's visit to Cheltenham. Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique. Ibert: Flute Concerto. Mendelssohn: The Hebrides. Beethoven: Symphony No 5.

20080928

Beverley Humphreys with music from the orchestra's visit to Cheltenham. Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique. Ibert: Flute Concerto. Mendelssohn: The Hebrides. Beethoven: Symphony No 5.

20081012

"A Russian night in Swansea

Beverley Humphreys introduces exciting music from the orchestra's visit to the Swansea Festival, and talks to some of the people behind the music. Includes:

Glinka: Overture to Rusla and Ludmilla

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto 1

Rachmaninov: Symphony no. 2.

Featuring Stephen Hough on piano, conducted by David Atherton."

20081012

"A Russian night in Swansea

Beverley Humphreys introduces exciting music from the orchestra's visit to the Swansea Festival, and talks to some of the people behind the music. Includes:

Glinka: Overture to Rusla and Ludmilla

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto 1

Rachmaninov: Symphony no. 2.

Featuring Stephen Hough on piano, conducted by David Atherton.

"

20081026

"Beverley Humphreys introduces music from the orchestra's visit to the St Asaph Festival and finds out about composer Vaughan Williams, who died fifty years ago. Includes:

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2

Mozart: Rondo in C

Vaughan Williams: Symphony in C

Featuring: Lesley Hatfield on violin, conducted by Grant Llewellyn"

20081026

"Beverley Humphreys introduces music from the orchestra's visit to the St Asaph Festival and finds out about composer Vaughan Williams, who died fifty years ago. Includes:

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2

Mozart: Rondo in C

Vaughan Williams: Symphony in C

Featuring: Lesley Hatfield on violin, conducted by Grant Llewellyn

"

20081109

"Beverley Humphreys introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the National Youth Orchestra of Wales collaborating in an exciting concert featuring the winner of BBC Young Musician of the Year 2008. She talks to trombonist Peter Moore, conductor Paul Daniel and composer Ben Foster. Includes:

Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture

Tomasi: Trombone Concerto

Ben Foster: The Edge of Infinity

Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien

Respighi: Pines of Rome"

20081109

"Beverley Humphreys introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the National Youth Orchestra of Wales collaborating in an exciting concert featuring the winner of BBC Young Musician of the Year 2008. She talks to trombonist Peter Moore, conductor Paul Daniel and composer Ben Foster. Includes:

Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture

Tomasi: Trombone Concerto

Ben Foster: The Edge of Infinity

Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien

Respighi: Pines of Rome

"

20081123

"A Frenchman in Wrexham

Beverley Humphreys introduces music from the orchestra's visit to Wrexham and talks to the new associate guest conductor, Francois-Xavier Roth. The programme features music from principal bass and maestro judge Dominic Seldis. Includes:

Lully: Danses extraits d'Alceste

Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin

Roussel: Festin de l'araignee - symphonic fragments

Haydn: Symphony no.103 'Drum Roll'"

20081123

"A Frenchman in Wrexham

Beverley Humphreys introduces music from the orchestra's visit to Wrexham and talks to the new associate guest conductor, Francois-Xavier Roth. The programme features music from principal bass and maestro judge Dominic Seldis. Includes:

Lully: Danses extraits d'Alceste

Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin

Roussel: Festin de l'araignee - symphonic fragments

Haydn: Symphony no.103 'Drum Roll'

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20081221

A Swansea Christmas Concert. Beverley Humphreys introduces a Christmas concert.

20081221

" A Swansea Christmas Concert. Beverley Humphreys introduces a Christmas concert.

A Swansea Christmas Concert. Beverley Humphreys introduces a Christmas concert from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, and talks to conductor Grant Llewellyn at his family home.

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20081221

A Swansea Christmas Concert. Beverley Humphreys introduces a Christmas concert.

20090104

" New Year's concert featuring pieces by Strauss, Dvorak and Liszt. With Beverley Humphreys.

Join Beverley Humphreys at a traditional New Year's concert from the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea where she talks to conductor Andrea Quinn and violinist Tamsin Little.

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20090104

" New Year's concert featuring pieces by Strauss, Dvorak and Liszt. With Beverley Humphreys.

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20090104

"New Year's concert featuring pieces by Strauss, Dvorak and Liszt. With Beverley Humphreys."

20090529
20090529

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Beverley Humphreys introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in a concert recorded in Salamanca, Spain, conducted by Thierry Fischer.

Beverley Humphreys introduces the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert. "

20090605
20090605

St David's Cathedral Festival 2009: The orchestra are joined by cellist and former Young Musician of the Year Natalie Clein and Beverley Humphreys looks at this peaceful spot.

St David's Cathedral Festival 2009. With former Young Musician of the Year Natalie Clein.

20090724
20090724

Beverley Humphreys introduces a concert of 'Revolutionary and Romantic Music' by Berlioz and Beethoven from the 2009 Welsh Proms at St David's Hall in Cardiff.

Beverley Humphreys introduces a concert of 'Revolutionary and Romantic Music'.

20090927
20090927

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Beverley Humphreys introduces a concert with the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, conducted by Francois-Xavier Roth.

Beverley Humphreys introduces the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales in concert. "

20091115
20091115

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Beverley Humphreys introduces a concert celebrating the 125th anniversary of Bangor University. With music by Welsh composers Guto Puw and William Mathias, plus Beethoven and Haydn.

Concert celebrating the 125th anniversary of Bangor University. With Beverley Humphreys. "

20091213
20091213

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Grant Llewellyn conducts a Christmas concert of music by Sibelius, Mathias and Karl Jenkins, performed by David Childs and the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales in Swansea.

Grant Llewellyn conducts a Christmas concert of music. "

20100530
20100530

A concert by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Italy. Welsh and American soloists join principal conductor Thierry Fischer for music by Elgar and Saint-Saens.

Thierry Fischer conducts a concert in Italy with music by Elgar and Saint-Saens.

20100829

Beverley Humphreys presents a BBC National Orchestra of Wales concert from Amsterdam. Catrin Finch and Llyr Williams join Thierry Fischer for music by Debussy and Beethoven.

Thierry Fischer conducts a concert in Amsterdam with music by Debussy and Beethoven.

20100829

Beverley Humphreys presents a BBC National Orchestra of Wales concert from Amsterdam. Catrin Finch and Llyr Williams join Thierry Fischer for music by Debussy and Beethoven.

Thierry Fischer conducts a concert in Amsterdam with music by Debussy and Beethoven.

20101010

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Beverley Humphreys presents a concert recorded at Swansea's Brangwyn Hall. Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor. Llyr Williams (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at Swansea's Brangwyn Hall"

20101010

"Beverley Humphreys presents a concert recorded at Swansea's Brangwyn Hall. Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor. Llyr Williams (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at Swansea's Brangwyn Hall"

20101024

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Beverley Humphreys presents a concert recorded at St David's Hall, Cardiff. Mathias: Piano Concerto No 3. Peter Donohoe (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Jac van Steen.

Beverley Humphreys with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at St David's Hall, Cardiff."

20101024

"Beverley Humphreys presents a concert recorded at St David's Hall, Cardiff. Mathias: Piano Concerto No 3. Peter Donohoe (piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Jac van Steen.

Beverley Humphreys with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at St David's Hall, Cardiff."

20101107

Beverley Humphreys presents a concert recorded at the North Wales International Music Festival by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. With musical favourites by Dvorak and Barber.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales at the North Wales International Music Festival.

20101107

20101107

Beverley Humphreys presents a concert recorded at the North Wales International Music Festival by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. With musical favourites by Dvorak and Barber.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales at the North Wales International Music Festival.

20101121

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Beverley Humphreys presents music recorded on tour in North Wales, including Schumann's cello concerto with Welsh soloist Paul Watkins and conductor Alexander Shelley.

Beverley Humphreys presents music recorded on tour in North Wales."

20101121

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Beverley Humphreys presents music recorded on tour in North Wales, including Schumann's cello concerto with Welsh soloist Paul Watkins and conductor Alexander Shelley.

Beverley Humphreys presents music recorded on tour in North Wales."

20101121

20101225

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Conductor Grant Llewellyn takes listeners through a concert of Christmas music, with music from The Snowman and Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

Conductor Grant Llewellyn takes listeners through a concert of Christmas music."

20101225

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Conductor Grant Llewellyn takes listeners through a concert of Christmas music.

Conductor Grant Llewellyn takes listeners through a concert of Christmas music, with music from The Snowman and Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

Conductor Grant Llewellyn takes listeners through a concert of Christmas music."

20101225

Conductor Grant Llewellyn takes listeners through a concert of Christmas music.

20101225

20110101

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A New Year concert from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Swansea, presented by Beverley Humphreys. Music includes Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 with Benjamin Grosvenor.

A New Year concert from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Swansea."

20110101

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A New Year concert from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Swansea, presented by Beverley Humphreys. Music includes Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 with Benjamin Grosvenor.

A New Year concert from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Swansea."

20110101

20110522

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Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, performing Liszt, Bartok and Beethoven, conducted by Francois-Xavier Roth with violinist Viktoria Mullova.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert."

20110522

"Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, performing Liszt, Bartok and Beethoven, conducted by Francois-Xavier Roth with violinist Viktoria Mullova.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert."

20110529

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Mendelssohn Symphony No 3, Gareth Glyn's A Night at the Opera and Sibelius Violin Concerto. Includes an interview with soloist Jack Liebeck.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert."

20110529

"Mendelssohn Symphony No 3, Gareth Glyn's A Night at the Opera and Sibelius Violin Concerto. Includes an interview with soloist Jack Liebeck.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert."

20110605

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The BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert. Elgar: In the South. Shostakovich: Symphony No 10. Schumann: Cello Concerto (Alban Gerhardt, soloist). Thierry Fischer conducts.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert in Swansea."

20110605

"The BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert. Elgar: In the South. Shostakovich: Symphony No 10. Schumann: Cello Concerto (Alban Gerhardt, soloist). Thierry Fischer conducts.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert in Swansea."

20110612

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Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert in Swansea, with music by Schubert, Sibelius and Brahms. Isabelle Faust (violin), Jac van Steen conducts.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert."

20110612

"Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert in Swansea, with music by Schubert, Sibelius and Brahms. Isabelle Faust (violin), Jac van Steen conducts.

Beverley Humphreys presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in concert."

20111204

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The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs Mozart, Shostakovich and Beethoven in a concert from Theatr Hafren, Newtown, conducted by Leo Hussain with cellist Thomas Carroll.

Beverley Humphreys presents a concert with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales."

20111204

"The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs Mozart, Shostakovich and Beethoven in a concert from Theatr Hafren, Newtown, conducted by Leo Hussain with cellist Thomas Carroll.

Beverley Humphreys presents a concert with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales."

20111211

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The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs Debussy, Ravel, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky in a concert from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, conducted by Thierry Fischer.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs Debussy, Ravel, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky."

20111211

"The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs Debussy, Ravel, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky in a concert from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea, conducted by Thierry Fischer.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs Debussy, Ravel, Mussorgsky and Stravinsky."

20111218

Beverley Humphreys is joined by studio guests for a look back at a year of musical highlights with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Beverley Humphreys looks back at the highlights of the past year with the orchestra.

20111218

Beverley Humphreys is joined by studio guests for a look back at a year of musical highlights with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Beverley Humphreys looks back at the highlights of the past year with the orchestra.

20111223

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Join Grant Llewellyn, BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales for a concert of festive family favourites, including music by Tchaikovsky, Leroy Anderson and Christmas carols.

Seasonal family favourites with the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales."

20111223

"Join Grant Llewellyn, BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales for a concert of festive family favourites, including music by Tchaikovsky, Leroy Anderson and Christmas carols.

Seasonal family favourites with the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales."

20120203

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The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries in a specially recorded programme at Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff, presented by Beverley Humphreys.

The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries from Hoddinott Hall."

20120203

"The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries in a specially recorded programme at Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff, presented by Beverley Humphreys.

The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries from Hoddinott Hall."

20120203

"The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries in a specially recorded programme at Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff, presented by Beverley Humphreys.

The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries from Hoddinott Hall.

The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries in a specially recorded programme at Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff, presented by Beverley Humphreys.

The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries from Hoddinott Hall."

20120203

The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries in a specially recorded programme at Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff, presented by Beverley Humphreys.

The orchestra presents anthems from the rugby Six Nations countries from Hoddinott Hall.

23/12/201120111224

Seasonal family favourites with the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales.

23/12/201120111224

Seasonal family favourites with the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales.

A Frenchman in Wrexham20081123

" Beverley Humphreys introduces pieces by Lully, Ravel, Roussel and Haydn. "

Christmas with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales20121224

"The BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Christmas favourites, recorded in Haverfordwest. Grant Llewellyn conducts."

Christmas with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales2012122420121225

"The BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Christmas favourites, recorded in Haverfordwest."

Christmas With The Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales2012122420121225

"The BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Christmas favourites, recorded in Haverfordwest.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Christmas favourites, recorded in Haverfordwest. Grant Llewellyn conducts."

Christmas With The Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales2012122420121225

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Christmas favourites, recorded in Haverfordwest.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales with Christmas favourites, recorded in Haverfordwest. Grant Llewellyn conducts.

New Year With The Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales20130101

"Beverley Humphreys presents a concert of traditional New Year's Day favourites, live from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Including arias sung by Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans."

New Year With The Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales20130101

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Beverley Humphreys presents a concert of traditional New Year's Day favourites, live from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Including arias sung by Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans."

New Year With the BBC National Orchestra of Wales20130101

"Beverley Humphreys presents a concert of traditional New Year's Day favourites, live from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Including arias sung by Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans."

New Year With The Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales20130101

"Beverley Humphreys presents a concert of traditional New Year's Day favourites, live from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Including arias sung by Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans.

Beverley Humphreys presents a concert of traditional New Year's Day favourites, live from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Including arias sung by Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans."

New Year With the BBC National Orchestra of Wales20130101

New Year With The Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales20130101

Beverley Humphreys presents a concert of traditional New Year's Day favourites, live from Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. Including arias sung by Welsh soprano Rebecca Evans.