Concert at Venue Cymru – 16th February 2014

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Sunday, 16th February 2014 at 3.00pm.

Conductor Nicholas Collon
Soloist Chloe Hanslip

BERLIOZ ‘Love Scene’ from Romeo & Juliet
BRUCH Violin Concerto No.1
egwyl / interval

Our second visit by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales combines three wonderfully colourful works, starting with Berlioz’s passionate love scene from his Romeo & Juliet. One of the UK’s most talented and highly regarded violinists, Chloe Hanslip, then performs perhaps the most popular of all violin concertos, Bruch’s lyrical masterpiece. In the second half the orchestra perform Rimsky Korsakov’s exotic orchestral tour de force, Scheherazade, with its wonderful musical depiction of Sinbad’s ship on the sea, the Bagdad festival and the Tale of Prince Kalendar.

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