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The National Youth Orchestra

The National Youth Orchestra perform Messiaen's Turangalila Symphony, Varese's musical parody Tuning Up, Anna Meredith's HandsFree and the London premiere of Nico Muhly's Gait.

From the Royal Albert Hall, the vast forces of the National Youth Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko perform Messiaen's Turangalila Symphony, the composer's iconic musical celebration of love. The programme also includes Varese's musical parody Tuning Up, Anna Meredith's HandsFree featuring body percussion, and the London premiere of Nico Muhly's Gait, inspired by the motion of horses. Introduced by Charles Hazlewood.

2 hours, 20 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Charles Hazlewood
Conductor Vasily Petrenko
Series Producer Helen Mansfield
Director Bridget Caldwell
Orchestra National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

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