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How the Proms celebrated overlooked Welsh musical talent Morfydd Owen

On Friday 20 Jul 2018, for only the second time, the music of long-overlooked Welsh composer Morfydd Llwyn Owen was performed at the BBC Proms. The last piece by Morfydd was performed at the Proms in September 1917. The composer died, tragically young, shortly afterwards. The piece was the Nocturne, lasting about 15 minutes. It was performed by the BBC National Orchestra… Continue reading