BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Sat 18th May 2019 7:30PM
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, CF10 5AL
Dobrinka TabakovaOrganum Light5'
Peteris VasksVientulais Engelis (Lonely Angel)
Meditation for Violin & String Orchestra
13'
Steve ReichMusic for Ensemble and Orchestra (2018)
Welsh premiere
19'
Ben WallaceFive Gifts for an Old Friend
European premiere
12'
Claire Victoria RobertsBlue Lab5'
Mark David BodenNew work – Festival Commission
World premiere
5'
David LangSimple Song (2015)
As heard in the soundtrack to Paolo Sorrentino’s film YOUTH.
6'
John MetcalfPolly Garter’s Aria from Under Milk Wood
New version for soprano and orchestra (World premiere)
6'
Graham FitkinMetal4'

A feast of treats, this concert combines music by giants of contemporary music, including Steve Reich and Peteris Vasks, with incredible new talent emerging from Wales today.

Vale of Glamorgan Festival presents one of the world’s first performances of Steve Reich’s Music for Ensemble and Orchestra, and the world premiere of a new arrangement of John Metcalf’s Polly Garter Aria (from his critically acclaimed opera Under Milk Wood).

The performance promises moments of quiet meditation, with Lonely Angel by Peteris Vasks reflecting the vision of an angel gazing down on the world, concerned and hopeful at the same time; and plenty of fun, with Graham Fitkin’s celebratory work Metal – for orchestra and untuned scaffolding – ending the night with a bang.

Event Details

Starts at 7:30PM

Location

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, CF10 5AL

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