BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
1 Mar 2020, St David's Hall, Cardiff
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BBC NOW 2019-20 Season St David's Day

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
St David's Day
15:00 Sun 1 Mar 2020 St David's Hall, Cardiff

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Welsh folk group Calan join BBC NOW to mark St David’s Day with a UK premiere of Cân Cnawd y Pridd – a suite of five compositions inspired by collections of traditional Welsh songs and tunes at the National Library of Wales. The suite, dedicated to the memory of Meredydd Evans - one of the most important song collectors of the 20th Century - is a joint commission between BBC NOW and Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne.

Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize finalist Angharad Lyddon also joins the Orchestra to sing 3 Welsh songs and BBC National Chorus of Wales perform Brian Hughes’ Noa.

Members of the National Youth Orchestra of Wales will play side by side with BBC NOW and a performance by male voice choir Côr Meibion Taf will take place in the interval. A perfect way to celebrate Wales’ national day!

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Tickets: £15-£43

Concessions, Student Tickets and Family Tickets available.

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Audience Line: 0800 052 1812 (Monday-Friday).