Music Nation Celebration Concert
with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the BBC National Chorus of Wales
Sunday 04 March 2012, 3pm
St David's Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AH
SHOSTAKOVICH Festival Overture
MICHAEL TORKE Javelin
LLOYD COLEMAN Breaking the Wall - extracts
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture
KARL JENKINS Songs of the Earth (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
Conductors Sian Edwards, Karl Jenkins
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Massed County Youth Choirs
Students from RWCMD & pupils from a local special school
This celebratory concert will showcase young talent from across Wales as they perform side by side with BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales.
The concert will culminate in the world premiere of Songs of the Earth, created specially for the Music Nation celebration weekend by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins.
Find out more by downloading our programme notes
BBC National Orchestra of Wales Audience Line: 0800 052 1812
How to get there
- Central Bus Station - Approximately five minutes' walk away.
- Cardiff Central Station - Approximately five minutes' walk away. Cardiff Queen Street Station - Approximately five minutes' walk away.
- When using Satellite Navigation Systems to get to St David's Hall Stage Door, please key in the Post Code: CF10 2DP.
- Facilities for wheelchair users include level floors, toilet facilities (in the Restaurant and on Levels 2, 3, 4 and 5) and low level counters at the Box Office, Cloakroom and Level 3 Bar. Wheelchair users plus one companion can book seats at the rear of the stalls at the lowest ticket price available, subject to availability, for the performance. Customers with walking difficulties may find that stalls seats offer the best access. An infra red system is available in the auditorium (excluding Tier 5) and can be used with or without a hearing aid. Please inform Box Office staff at time of booking and full user instructions will be supplied when you arrive for the event. Guide dogs are welcome. Please inform the Box Office when you book tickets.