For 90 years, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales has been at the heart of the cultural landscape in Wales, occupying a distinctive role as both a broadcast company and national symphony orchestra. It performs a busy schedule of concerts throughout Wales and the rest of the UK, led by its artistic team of Principal Guest Conductor Zhang Xian, Conductor Laureate Tadaaki Otaka and Composer- in-Association Huw Watkins. Part of BBC Wales and supported by the Arts Council of Wales, the Orchestra is an ambassador for Welsh music, championing contemporary composers and musicians.
1. Mikhail Glinka
Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47