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Stravaganza

 Ryan Bancroft  Conductor
 Jess Gillam  Saxophone
 BBC National Orchestra of Wales   
 
 Debussy  Jeux
 Sir Karl Jenkins  Stavaganza (world premiere) 
 Ives  Central Park in the Dark 
 Copland  Appalachian Spring


A programme that delights in dance and young romance, with a new work by Karl for the brilliant saxophonist and musical evangelist, Jess Gillam.

Conductor Ryan Bancroft comments how rooted so much of this extraordinary music is in the everyday, such as ‘a game of tennis, partners ambling home late, a young couple getting married’. This is music that transforms the familiar into the fantastical with a blend of dance and theatre. Jess Gillam brings her inimitable energy and advocacy to Karl Jenkins’ new work for saxophone and orchestra - a must for any Welsh musical calendar!

BBC NOW Pre-Concert Talk
DISCOVER MORE: In conversation with Ryan Bancroft
Level 1 | 6.30pm - 7pm

Conductor Ryan Bancroft joins us to talk about his past as a dancer and his connection to the music of his homeland, America. How do these connections enliven his interpretation of the programme?

This event is free for concert ticket holders.

Age Restrictions
Please note that all BBC NOW concerts are recorded live for BBC Radio broadcast. Patrons are encouraged to bring along children and take advantage of Family Tickets, but please be aware that any noise can be picked up on the broadcast. No content is unsuitable for children, but there may be extended periods of loud music. BBC NOW concerts are generally suitable for ages 7+, but parents will be the best judge of whether their children are able to sit quietly for a long time. We would also advise taking an aisle seat so they can exit easily if needed.

 
 Standard Price £15.00 Tiers 9 & 13
  £22.00 Tiers 10 & 12
  £29.00 Stalls, Tiers 4, 6, 10, 11 & 12
  £36.00 Stalls, Tiers 3, 7 & 11
  £43.00 Stalls, Tiers 1, 2 & 8
 Students (with valid student ID) | Under 26 £5.00
 Family Ticket (1 adult and 1-2 children) £15.00 (Not available online; collect at Box Office only)
 Over 65s | Disabled people plus one companion £13.50 | £19.80 | £26.10 | £32.40 | £36.90
 Wheelchair user plus one companion - please contact Box Office on 02920 878444. Stalls seats @
£15.00 each ticket
 Groups 10+ (Please contact Box Office on 02920 878444) £12.75 | £18.70 | £24.65 | £30.60 | £36.55

  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.

 
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