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BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Bolero: Viva España
Falla draws on his Andalusian roots to create an inimitable vision of Spain, through a comic ballet and then, by complete contrast, the sultry world of gardens flowering at night. Ravel’s piano concerto for left hand starts in a similarly dark and suggestive space, before he and his compatriot Debussy celebrate the…
Fri 8 Feb 2019
BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Discover More: Bartok's Piano Concerto
Written in his final year and facing death in a foreign country, the third piano concerto fuses elements of new and old musical worlds in a way unique to Bartók. It manages both to brood and explode with life. We’ll discover how the work represents the peak of the composer’s powers.
Fri 10 May 2019
BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Discover More: Schubert 9
Schubert was cut off at his prime, and the grand final symphony testifies both to his mastery of the form and, poignantly, to his promise still as a composer. We’ll look at the rich melodic content that makes it so memorable, and the tricks Schubert used to hold the long path of the work intact.
Fri 12 Apr 2019
BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Discover More: The Art of Mahler part 1
What makes up the unique appeal of Mahler’s music and why does he attract such a dedicated following? This programme reveals important traits in his Romantic style, as well as giving a glimpse into both his turbulent marriage and creative psyche.
Sat 19 Jan 2019
BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Discover More: The Art of Mahler part 2
Following on from the discussion earlier in the season, we will trace Mahler’s style back to its roots and early influences before seeing how certain preoccupations of his early life would remain consistent throughout his illustrious career.
Fri 7 Jun 2019
BBC National Orchestra Of Wales
The BBC National Orchestra of Wales gave its first concert in 1928 as the Cardiff Station Orchestra, and received its current name in 1993. It is Orchestra-in-Residence at St David's Hall and has a busy schedule of performances and recordings. The current prinicipal conductor is Thomas Søndergård.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
Opening gestures can say a lot. The tolling piano chords in the first bars of Rachmaninov’s second concerto are iconic in their own right, presaging a tempestuous journey and a heady romance. And the horn-call that launches Schubert’s final masterpiece is the perfect gesture for a work that delights in the majesty of…
Fri 12 Apr 2019
BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich’s swift and purposeful second piano concerto seems perfectly suited to the promising talents of his son, Maxim, as well as showcasing great melodic craft in the beautiful central movement. The Austrian forests and Alps, with their beauty and folklore, were a deep fund of inspiration for Mahler throughout his…
Fri 7 Jun 2019
BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Stephen Hough plays Beethoven
Mahler’s set of orchestral songs was the first of its kind. The listener is taken from the everyday pleasure of a smelling a flower to the midnight of the soul. The unfinished tenth symphony was a deeply cathartic work for the composer, helping him to come to terms with his broken marriage and impending death. Meanwhile…
Sat 19 Jan 2019
Beaujolais At The Brangwyn With Gareth Gates
Be transported to the sunkissed vineyards of the South of France as Beaujolais Day hits the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea on Thursday 15th November 2018.Event to include:Glass of bubbly and petit fours on arrivalRed carpet reception with photographerStunning 3 course French style lunchCabaret with West End TV star Gareth…
Thu 15 Nov
£10–£400 / 01792 635432
A Classic Christmas With Richard & Adam
Britain's got talent finalists classical cross over sensationsRICHARD ADAMIn this ultimate Christmas concert filled with festive spirit candelit perfromances, including ''Silent night'', ''White Chritsmas'' and many more.Including songs from their record breaking albums.''Absolutely Amazing'': Tom Jones'' They Never…
Thu 20 Dec
£15–£40 / 01792 635432
The frontman of Super Furry Animals presents original solo material of the indie-rock persuasion.
Wed 5 Dec
£25 / 01792 635432
Les Musicals 2019 Starring Rhydian Roberts & Jonathan Ansell
After a sell-out visit in 2018, 'Les Musicals'returns to Swansea's Brangwyn Hall in 2019.'Les Musicals' Live Concert Tour is the ultimate celebration of Musical Theatre.Musical Theatres leading men and X Factor stars; Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) Rhydian Roberts have joined forces to create a dramatic spine tingling…
Sat 12 Oct 2019
£17.50–£65 / 01792 635432
The voice behind hits such as Ace's 'How Long', Squeeze's 'Tempted' and Mike and the Mechanics' 'The Living Years'.
Sun 10 Feb 2019
£37.95–£43.45 / 01792 635432