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Kate Molleson presents the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in a programme of music inspired by light, including the world premiere of Paul Mealor's Third Symphony.

Kate Molleson concludes a week of music from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Starting with a concert of music inspired by light, which includes the world premiere of Paul Mealor's Third Symphony, 'Illumination', and following on to other music inspired by light. Plus a performance of Prokofiev's Classical Symphony with Xian Zhang, ahead of her trip to China with the Orchestra in two weeks' time.

2.00pm
Dove: Sunshine
Mathias: Helios
Norgard: Iris
Sibelius: Night Ride and Sunrise, Op 55
Mealor: Symphony No 3, ‘illumination’

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Geoffrey Paterson (conductor)

3.30pm
Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Jac van Steen (conductor)

4.10pm
Lennox Berkeley: Voices of the Night

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)

4.20pm
Prokofiev: Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Xian Zhang (conductor)

4.40pm
Jenkins: Lament for Syria

Kathryn Rudge (soprano)
Abel Salaocoe (cello)
BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Karl Jenkins (conductor)

4.50pm
Protheroe, arr. Quirk: Y Ty Heb Un Fflag

Shan Cothi (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
John Quirk (conductor)

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