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A prelude to youth

Jonathan Swain presents a performance from the wind finalist of the 2010 BBC Young Musician of the Year. Plus music by Rossini, Martin, Schubert, Hoddinott, Stravinsky and Leighton.

Jonathan Swain concludes this week's youthful focus, leading up to Sunday's grand final of the 2010 BBC Young Musician competition - today we hear today from the wind finalist. To begin, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, which will accompany Sunday's finalists, plays a concerto for winds by Frank Martin, and Schubert's final symphony - the "Great C major". Also today, the fruits of a recent collaboration between wind and brass players from the BBC NOW and students from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Rossini: William Tell - overture
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thierry Fischer (conductor)

Martin: Concerto for 7 Wind instruments
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thierry Fischer (conductor)

2.40pm
Schubert: Symphony no. 9 in C "Great"
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thierry Fischer (conductor)

Hoddinott: Welsh airs and dances
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Students from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Jonathan Mann (conductor)

3.45pm
Stravinsky: Symphonies of wind instruments
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jonathan Mann (conductor)

Leighton: Symphony no. 1
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

4.35pm
Performances by the winner of the 2010 Young Musician wind finals.

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Fri 14 May 2010 14:00

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