Performers take part in BBC Music Day
5 June 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Saxophonist Roz Sluman kicked off the event at Hadrian’s Wall
Hundreds of musicians have taken part in BBC Music Day, a UK-wide celebration of sound culminating in a gala concert at Glasgow’s City Halls and Manic Street Preachers playing in Wales.
A musical relay along the 73-mile length of Hadrian’s Wall began at sunrise. Later, Belfast’s Crumlin Road Gaol will also host a live concert.
Jamie Cullum, Deacon Blue and Lulu will be among the performers in Glasgow.
A world record for the longest distance between singers of a duet has been set.
Anna Flanagan contributed her vocals to the event
Accompanied by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, classical singer Shan Cothi in Cardiff sang the Welsh hymn Calon Lan with Andres Evans, a member of the Welsh community in Patagonia.
The distance between the two singers was 12,120 kilometres.
Singer Raer Morris performed live for Ken Bruce’s Radio 2 show
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Source:: BBC Entertainment