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CROESO in association with First Cymru
29 February - 3 March

What better way to celebrate St David’s Day than with music by iconic Welsh composers, performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales? We celebrate 90 years since William Mathias’ birth with his Holiday Overture, written in 1971 specially for BBC NOW. We then move on to Karl Jenkins and the UK Premiere of his saxophone concerto, Stravaganza, written for tonight’s soloist, the sensational Jess Gillam. It wouldn’t be St David’s Day without any singing, so BBC National Chorus of Wales and the National Youth Choir of Wales take centre stage in Jenkins’ Dewi Sant, and a medley of your favourite Welsh tunes.

Programme

William Mathias Holiday Overture

Karl Jenkins Stravaganza (UK Premiere), Dewi Sant

Jeffrey Howard A Welsh Celebration

Grace Williams Fanfare

James James Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau

Artists

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Nil Venditti – Conductor

Jess Gillam – saxophone

BBC National Chorus of Wales

National Youth Choir of Wales

Standard Price: £15.00 – all seats Over 65s | Disabled person plus one companion: £10.00 each Students | Children under 16: £5.00 each Family Ticket (2 adults and 1-4 children aged 16 and under): £20.00

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Date
29 Feb 2024
Venue
Brangwyn Hall
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