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Music from the final rounds of 2010's BBC Young Musician of the Year. With Peter Moore in Edward Gregson: Trombone Concerto. Plus music by Hummel, Torke, Gershwin and Berlioz.

On Sunday, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales plays host to the grand final of the BBC Young Musician competition at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff. That concert is being broadcast both on Radio 3 and BBC 4 TV, and throughout this week's Afternoons Jonathan Swain presents performances from the final rounds (the percussion final forms part of Performance on 3 on Friday evening). There's also a strong focus on youth in the other music this week, featuring competition finalists from previous years, and on Wednesday we go live to the orchestra's home in BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff.

Hughes: Prelude for the Youth of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Owain Arwel Hughes (conductor)

Hummel: Trumpet concerto in E
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Alison Balsom (trumpet)
Jac van Steen (conductor)

2.40pm
Torke: Rapture
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Colin Currie (percussion)
Jac van Steen (conductor)

Gerswhin: An American in Paris
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
National Youth Orchestra of Wales
Eric Stern (conductor)

Edward Gregson: Trombone Concerto
BBC Concert Orchestra
Peter Moore (trombone)
Bramwell Tovey (conductor)

4pm
Berlioz: Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thierry Fischer (conductor)

4.35pm
Performances from the winner of the 2010 BBC Young Musician brass finals.

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Mon 10 May 2010 14:00

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