Zhang Xian & the BBC National Orchestra of Wales

  • Stage
  • Classical Music
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Zhang
NCPA , 2 Xi Chang'an Jie Sun 16 Dec
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.

Programme

1. Mikhail Glinka
Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
2. Tchaikovsky
Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33

Intermission

3. Shostakovich
Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47
Date: Sun 16 Dec
Time: 7.30-9.30pm
Event admission: 180-880RMB
Venue name: NCPA
Contact:
Open: Theatres open daily. Exhibition area open 9am-5pm, daily.
English address: 2 Xi Chang'an Jie, Xicheng district
Chinese address: 西城区长安街2号