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BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Moritz Gnann, Karl Jenkins, Xian Zhang

Fiona Talkington presents the BBC NOW in a concert including Sibelius's The Swan of Tuonela, Britten's The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra and Beethoven's Symphony No 4.

Fiona Talkington begins a week of performances by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales with a concert from Newtown, under the direction of Moritz Gnann, in which Young Musician of the Year runner-up Charlie Lovell-Jones performs Vaughan-Williams' The Lark Ascending alongside some other highly regarded works from great composers. The afternoon then continues with other works which have become popular favourites from Karl Jenkins, Beethoven and John Williams.

2.00pm
Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela, Op 22 No 2
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Stravinsky: Ronde des princess; Infernal Dance; Berceuse; Finale (The Firebird Suite)

Charlie Lovell-Jones (violin)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Moritz Gnann (conductor)

3.15pm
Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace

Kathryn Rudge (mezzo-soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Karl Jenkins (conductor)

4.20pm
Beethoven: Symphony No 4

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor)

3 hours

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