with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Monday 29 October 2012, 7.30pm
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AL
BACH:Triple Keyboard Concerto in D minor
Norkio Ogawa, Thomas Yu, Alexandra Dariescu
Kathryn Stott, Noriko Ogawa
RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 2
Conductor Grant Llewellyn
Presenter Petroc Trelawny
As a conclusion to the Piano Season on the BBC, Petroc Trelawny presents a live gala concert from BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and GRant Llewellyn. As well as several party items, including an appearence from Radio 3 Piano Learners who have undertaken to learn the basics of the instrument in just six weeks. They include: Radio 1's Dev; BBC Breakfast's weather presenter, Carol Kirkwood; the Asian network's Tommy Sandhu and the Olympic Pentathelete Samantha Murray-all proficiently assisted by Blue Peter's Barney Harwood-there are also appearences from Noriko Ogawa, Kathryn Stott, Alexandra Dariescu, Thomas Yu (joint winner of the Yamaha Amateur Piano Competition) and Valentina Lisitsa. Left-hand pianist Nicholas McCarthy performs music for solo piano.
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How to get there
- There are a number of bus services that serve Wales Millennium Centre/BBC Hoddinott Hall. For details see http://www.cardiffbus.com/routes.shtml
- Regular services run to and from Cardiff Bay Station from Monday to Sunday. First Great Western run services between West Wales and London Paddington, stopping at Cardiff Central. http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk/ There is free shuttle service on the Cardiff Baycar bus for all passengers with a return ticket into Cardiff Central or Queen Street Stations, taking just 8 minutes to arrive outside Wales Millennium Centre. The Baycar runs every 10 mins http://www.cardiffbus.com/baycar.shtml
- When using Satellite Navigation Systems to get to Wales Millennium Centre/BBC Hoddinott Hall, please key in the Post Code CF10 5AL. There are several large car parks located close to the Wales Millennium Centre.
- Disabled Car Park There are 18 pre-bookable, undercover vehicle spaces available for disabled visitors, accessible from Pierhead Street at the side of the Centre. Please note that spaces need to be pre-booked by calling the Ticket Office on 029 2063 6464 (Minicom 029 2063 4651). Spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and all existing bookings will be honoured.