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Grant Llewellyn performs festive favourites with BBC NOW

Photo: Laurent Guizard / Orchestre National de Bretagne

Grant Llewellyn and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales bring festive cheer to Cardiff and Swansea with a seasonal programme appealing to families and the young at heart. Christmas Celebrations 15th December in Cardiff 16th December in Swansea Family Concert: The Night Before Christmas 19th December in Cardiff (English) (Welsh)

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Grant Llewellyn with harp and kora in Liverpool

Photo: Nicolas Joubard

Grant Llewellyn celebrates the soundworlds of the harp and the kora with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and two great soloists, his compatriot the harpist Catrin Finch and the Senegalese master of the kora Seckou Keita.  The concert features newly scored arrangements of pieces from Catrin and Seckou’s two albums Clychau Dibon (2013) and SOARRead more ›

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Llewellyn: Beethoven Celtique in Brittany

Photo: Laurent Guizard / Orchestre National de Bretagne

Grant Llewellyn, together with his compatriot Bryn Terfel and the Galician multi-instrumentalist Carlos Nunez, opens the season with the Orchestre National de Bretagne this week with a typically enterprising programme entitled Beethoven Celtique. The movements of Beethoven Symphony no.7 will be interspersed by a number of Beethoven’s Irish, Scottish and Welsh songs which have beenRead more ›

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Llewellyn returns to the podium

Photo: Laurent Guizard / Orchestre National de Bretagne

We’re delighted that Grant Llewellyn recently returned to the concert platform with his orchestra L’Orchestre National de Bretagne on 21st May.  The performance, which included Beethoven Symphony no.5 together with concerto works by Rossini and Saint-Saëns with soloists Pierre Génisson and Hugues Borsarello, can be seen in its entirety here. Aptly entitled Hope, this wasRead more ›

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