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  1. North Wales International Music Festival 2013

    Friday 27 September 2013, 16:38

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    This weekend sees the BBC National Orchestra of Wales make its first 2013/14 season journey north, for concerts at St Asaph Cathedral, and also in Newtown.

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  2. Festival No 6 2013 - part two

    Thursday 26 September 2013, 16:08

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I can't explain this volte face. I've clearly been wrong. So wrong. Like a fairy tale emperor Richard Nixon. Of Welsh music.

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  3. Composition: Wales

    Thursday 26 September 2013, 10:40

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    December will wear around fast enough, making this an apt time to remind aspiring composers that the Composition: Wales deadline will soon be here.

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  4. First slice of Americana

    Monday 23 September 2013, 17:34

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    This year I was privileged to hear the American Escher Quartet's recital at the Gregynog Festival.

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  5. Festival No 6 2013 - part one

    Monday 23 September 2013, 16:17

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    A festival in my Mecca had better tread carefully. These beautifully tended borders contain more than rhododendrons and lilies.

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  6. Live from Festival No 6

    Wednesday 18 September 2013, 17:09

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I spent most of my weekend in one of my favourite places on the planet – Portmeirion in Gwynedd – for Festival No. 6.

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  7. Americana!

    Monday 16 September 2013, 17:27

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    This season, between September to December, we will be embarking upon a new study entitled Americana.

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  8. There should be free popcorn with every ticket

    Friday 13 September 2013, 14:28

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    From this week, the BBC is embarking on a celebration of cinema music.

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  9. Charlotte Church: 'Fame is really complicated'

    Tuesday 10 September 2013, 15:59

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Charlotte Church's current EP - Three - is a couple of universes away from the music that made her an international star.

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  10. The 2013/2014 season has landed!

    Monday 9 September 2013, 16:41

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    The 2012/2013 season was an incredibly successful one for us here at the BBC National Orchestra of Wales HQ.

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  11. Chewed up by the tape heads of fate

    Monday 9 September 2013, 15:50

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week's show may only be two hours long but it's still dense with superlative music of Welsh origin.

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  12. BBC Introducing summer round-up - part two

    Friday 6 September 2013, 09:01

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    Huw Stephens has been at a whole pile of festivals this summer and shared some of his highlights with us.

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  13. Those Were The Days: the Mary Hopkin story

    Thursday 5 September 2013, 13:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    These days we're so used to TV talent shows - the X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and the like - that we tend to forget talent contests from the past.

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  14. BBC Introducing summer round-up - part one

    Thursday 5 September 2013, 11:36

    Bethan Elfyn Bethan Elfyn

    It's been a busy summer for Welsh bands and the BBC Introducing stage has once again seen us send representatives from Wales to the biggest events.

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  15. Welsh National Opera kicks off season with Tudor triple bill and Tosca

    Tuesday 3 September 2013, 14:19

    Polly March Polly March

    This season Welsh National Opera will perform Donizetti's three Tudor operas, Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Roberto Devereux - the first time they have ever been staged together in the UK.

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  16. Festival Number 6 hopes to build on last year's runaway success

    Friday 30 August 2013, 11:31

    Polly March Polly March

    As inaugural events go, the 2012 Festival Number 6 in Portmeirion couldn't really have gone any more swimmingly.

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  17. Stalking John Barrowman - the musical

    Thursday 29 August 2013, 12:34

    Polly March Polly March

    It may be an unsettling title for a production, but something about Stalking John Barrowman seems to have captured the public imagination, as each of its premiere shows in Cardiff this week will play to a sell-out audience.

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  18. Well worth a bent rule

    Tuesday 27 August 2013, 12:53

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week's show is a quick forage through some of my frazzled recollections of a week spent compering and DJing at last weekend's marvellous Green Man Festival.

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  19. Holistic, tent-friendly love at Green Man

    Thursday 22 August 2013, 11:46

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    I went to Green Man Festival, DJ'd and compered the Walled Garden stage and I went and made a radio show too.

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  20. Celebrating the greatest new Welsh music

    Friday 9 August 2013, 12:22

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week, we preview some of the sonic wonders on offer at this week's Eisteddfod in Denbigh.

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