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Tom Service presents the first of two programmes from the 2013 Vale of Glamorgan Festival. Tonight the music ranges from a frantically paced ten minute symphony by the American, Sebastian Currier to Chinese-born Qigan Chen's Enchantements oubliés in which he seeks to capture something of the powerful beauty of the natural world. Also on the bill is the concert premiere of a captivating percussion concerto by Mark Bowden, the BBC NOW's composer in residence.

Sebastian Currier: Microsymph (UK premiere)

Mark Bowden: Heartland Concerto (Concert world premiere)
Julian Warburton (percussion)

Sebastian Currier: Quanta (European premiere)

Qigang Chen: Enchantements oubliés

BBC National orchestra of Wales
Richard Baker (conductor).

Release date:

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 13 Jul 2013 22:30

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