BBC Proms 2018


Proms Plus Talk

Rhian Davies

Imperial College Union

Friday, 20 July 2018


Free entrance

Artistic Director of the Gregynog Festival, Rhian Davies, discusses the life and music of Morfydd Owen ahead of the first performance of her music at the BBC Proms since 1917.


Prom 8: Youthful Beginnings

Featuring: Morfydd Owen – Nocturne (1913)              Excerpt

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Thomas Søndergård, conductor

Royal Albert Hall

Friday, 20 July 2018


Tickets £7.50 – £41

Mendelssohn’s precocious First Piano Concerto joins Schumann’s forward-looking Fourth Symphony and music by Lili Boulanger and Morfydd Owen – both of whom died tragically young – in the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’s first Prom of the season.

The concert will be live on BBC Radio 3 and shown on BBC Four television on 22 July.

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