Some Singers from Wales

January 12, 2019, 4:30 pm

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Long known for its rich singing tradition, Wales has given us numerous superb artists. Heard today will be Geraint Evans, Margaret Price, Bryn Terfel, Gwyneth Jones, Richard Lewis, and David Lloyd.


“My Lovely Celia” by George Monro
David Lloyd, tenor; Gerald Moore, piano
(London 1943. EMI CDH 7 69742 2)

“None but the Lonely Heart” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Margaret Price, soprano; James Lockhart, piano
(London 1973. EMI 2 28954 2)

“Toh, toh!… Poffare il mondo” from La Forza del Destino by Giueseppe Verdi
Geraint Evans, bass-baritone; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Lamberto Gardelli, conductor
(London 1963. EMI 2 36085 2)

“Behold, God Hath Sent Elijah” from Elijah, part 2 by Felix Mendelssohn
Gwyneth Jones, soprano; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor
(London 1968. EMI 2 28952 2)

“Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde” from Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler
Richard Lewis, tenor; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Fritz Reiner, conductor
(Chicago 1959. RCA VICTOR 88697‐08281‐2)

“All Through the Night,” Traditional Welsh Folksong
Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone; Black Mountain Chorus; Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera; Gareth Jones, conductor
(Swansea, Wales 1999. DGG 289 463 593‐2)