St Davids Hall Cardiff
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  • Welsh National Opera Orchestra
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24 April 2014

Dinosaur Zoo

Wed 23 April - 2.00 pm Thu 24 April - 11.00 am & 2.00 pm Direct from Australia, Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you’ve never seen them before, up close and personal!

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25 April 2014

25 April 2014

Welsh National Opera Orchestra

7:30 PM

As part of Welsh National Opera’s Faith season, Lothar Koenigs conducts two monumental yet deeply passionate and uplifting testaments to two composer’s deeply held Catholic faith..

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26 April 2014

26 April 2014

An Evening of Movies and Musicals

7:30 PM

Following 2 sell out shows in 2012 & 2013 An Evening of Movies & Musicals returns to St David's Hall starring original cast member, welsh tenor Wynne Evans, Nathan James ( ITV's Superstar, Trans Siberian Orchestra, Bohemian Rhapsody), Sandra Marvin ( Hairspray, Chicago) and Sabrina Aloueche..

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27 April 2014

27 April 2014

The Great Welsh Rugby Question Time

3:00 PM

David Moffett, former CEO of The Welsh Rugby Union and the Millennium Stadium, challenges David Pickering, the current Chairman of The Welsh Rugby Union to a live public debate on the future of Welsh Rugby.

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28 April 2014

28 April 2014

The Seekers

7:30 PM

The original line-up of The Seekers – Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Keith Potger and Bruce Woodley – reunite for their 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee Farewell Tour..

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29 April 2014

29 April 2014

Basel Symphony Orchestra

7:30 PM

Three minimalist classics: Harmonielehre started life as a dream in which John Adams saw a tanker in San Francisco Bay shoot out of the water like a rocket. From the glittering pulsating rhythms of its opening, through to its closing shimmering light, optimism and energy..

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30 April 2014

30 April 2014

Remembering Stan

2:00 PM

A Tribute to Stan Stennett Saluting one of Wales’ best loved entertainers, this concert is a tribute to the talents and spirit of Stan Stennet..

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales

BBC National Orchestra of Wales is proud to be Orchestra-in-Residence at St David's Hall.

Welcome to our Cardiff Season!


As my journey continues in Cardiff, it's a real pleasure to introduce the 2013 /14 season of BBC National Orchestra of Wales - which is simply bursting with the most wonderful music and I urge you all to come and explore these remarkable scores with us.


This season is particularly special because our renowned Chorus celebrates thirty glorious years of music-making. I'm delighted to be working with them twice: both opening the season with Poulenc's Gloria and closing it in June with Brahms's mighty German Requiem. My predecessor Thierry Fischer also returns to St David's Hall to conduct Fauré's haunting Requiem - together, I can't think of three better pieces to showcase the wonderful sound of this ensemble in its anniversary year. On the theme of birthdays, we're pleased to welcome back illustrious pianist John Lill in his 70th birthday year with our esteemed Conductor Laureate Tadaaki Otaka. Other highlights include Jac van Steen with a colourful programme of Bartók and Martinů, and Grant Llewellyn with two celebratory concerts for Christmas and St David's Day.


As a Dane, I'm proud to say there's a distinctly Nordic touch to our visiting Artists across the season including: Eivind Gullberg Jensen, John Lundgren, Gisella Stille, Marita Sølberg and Helsinki Philharmonic's Principal Guest Conductor Olari Elts - so I'll be in excellent company! Perhaps the pearl in my season with the Orchestra is Gustav Mahler's last completed symphony - his ninth - which is such a life-affirming work of art that the Orchestra and I can't wait to share it with you, our wonderfully supportive audience.

Join us!

Thomas Søndergård,

Principal Conductor







BBC National Orchestra of Wales





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