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Louise Fryer presents BBC National Orchestra of Wales's closing concert from the Arcomis International Brass Event, which took place on Sunday at St David's Hall in Cardiff. Brass superstar Hakan Hardenberger - the best trumpet player in the galaxy according to the Times (how can they be so sure?) - plays Lucernaris, a recent work by his young compatriot Tobias Brostrom, for trumpet, electronics and orchestra. Brass is also centre stage in music by Paul Hindemith and by Malcolm Arnold, who started his professional musical career playing trumpet in the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Hindemith: Konzertmusik for brass and strings, Op. 50
BBC National Orchestra of Wales,
Alexandre Bloch (conductor).

2.15pm
Tobias Brostrom: Lucernaris (Trumpet Concerto)
Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales,
Alexandre Bloch (conductor).

2.50pm
Arnold: Symphony no. 5
BBC National Orchestra of Wales,
Alexandre Bloch (conductor).

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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Wed 16 Oct 2013 14:00