Play On! 2 takes us on a wonderful adventure into the worlds of the some of the best classical music ever composed and performed. The real and animated worlds collide to suggest the wonder that's 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 series, we learn how these celebrities discovered classical music and the journeys that the music takes them on.
From Modest Mussorgsky's cinematic Night on the Bare Mountain, to the majesty of Sergei Prokofiev's Dance of the Knight, 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 pieces:
1. Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky - presented by Dan Starkey
2. Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams- presented by Khalil Madovi
3. Dance of the Knights by Sergei Prokofiev - presented by Danielle Peazer
4. Zadok the Priest by George Frideric Handel - presented Martin Dougan
5. HandsFree by Anna Meredith - presented by Dev Griffin.