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The night before christmas

Sun 19th Dec 21 14:00 edit

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through Hoddinott Hall,
the BBC National Orchestra of Wales were having a ball,
Joined by conductor Grant Llewellyn and presenter Elin Llwyd,
The story of Christmas Eve is about to be told…

Join us for an afternoon of music and festive cheer,
As Christmas celebrations are drawing ever near.
Hear jingles, stories and tunes to warm your heart,
And stand by, as you may even get to take part.

It’s English at two, and Welsh at four,
And come on guys, you know the score…
Festive accessories and jumpers all round,
And prepare to be amazed by the magical orchestral sound.

Grant Llewelyn conductor
Elin Llwyd presenter
BBC National Orchestra of Wales


PROGRAMME
Philip Lane The Night Before Christmas (Clement Clarke Moore) / Ar Noswyl Nadolig (translated by Ceri Wyn Jones)
Nigel Hass A Christmas Overture: for orchestra
Prokofiev Lieutenant Kijé Suite: Troika
Tchaikovsky Selection from The Nutcracker Suite (Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Dance of the Mirlitons)
Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of The Tumblers (The Snow Maiden)
Adam Saunders A Fairytale Sleighride
Alan Silvestri arr. Brubaker Concert Suite from The Polar Express
Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride


Age Restrictions
3+ : the concert is only an hour long, so is particularly suitable for younger audiences and families.

Ticket Prices:

Standard Price: £15.00
Students: £5.00
Disabled people plus one companion | Over 65: 10% off
Groups of 10 or more (please contact Box Office on 02920 878444): 15% off
Family ticket (Option 1)- 1 Adult and 1-2 children under 16: £15.00
Family ticket (Option 2) - 2 Adults and 2-4 children under 16: £20.00
Time Credits (please contact Box Office on 02920 878444): 2 Credits
Plus an optional £1.50 postage fee.
For Hynt tickets, please contact Box Office on 02920 878444. Limited availability – please book early to avoid disappointment.

BBC Hoddinott Hall

Cardiff Bay
CF10 5AL
Cardiff
www.wmc.org.uk
08000521812

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