Play On! takes us on a wonderful adventure into the worlds of some of the best classical music ever composed and performed. The real and animated worlds collide to suggest the wonder that is contained within the stunning pieces of music, as celebrity presenters let us into their personal thoughts on classical music and the vivid pictures painted by their imaginations as they listen to their favourite composition. Through the course of the programme, we learn how these celebrities discovered classical music and the journeys that the music takes them on.
From Gustav Holst's bombastic Mars, to Aaron Copland's patriotic Fanfare for the Common Man, the series touches on the huge range of wonderful pieces within the genre available to young people and encourages viewers to explore and develop their own taste in classical music while letting their own imaginations run wild when listening.
The 30-minute long show features the following presenters and their favourite classical piece:
1.Symphony No 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven - presented by Barney Harwood
2.Mars by Gustav Holst - presented by Katie Melua
3.The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi - presented by Myleene Klass
4.Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin - presented by Dionne Bromfield
5.Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland - presented by Jameela Jamil.