COMPOSER PORTRAIT: ANDRÉ JOLIVET
with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Friday 02 December 2011, 7pm
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5AL
part of the BBC Hoddinott Hall 2011-12 series
JOLIVET Cello Concerto No 2
JOLIVET Bassoon Concerto
JOLIVET Symphony No 3
In recent years, the French composer André Jolivet has begun to emerge as one of the last century's towering figures of French music. Join us for a day in which we explore his individual and intriguing sound world.
"My art is dedicated to restoring music's original ancient sense, as the magical and incantory expression of the religiosity of human communities" (André Jolivet).
In collaboration with Cardiff University.
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales Audience Line: 0800 052 1812
Wales Millennium Centre Box Office: 029 2063 6464
General booking now open.
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.