NYJO broadcast on BBC Radio 2

NYJO broadcast on BBC Radio 2

Listen again to NYJO and the National Youth Chamber Choir‘s special BBC Radio 2 broadcast of The Play’s The Thing, a collaborative celebration of Shakespeare in his 400th anniversary year.

For this edition of Friday Night is Music Night the two ensembles joined with the BBC Concert Orchestra for a varied programme of music inspired by Shakespeare’s plays and poetry, including Duke Ellington’s Such Sweet Thunder, Vaughan Williams’ Three Shakespeare Songs, and new music by Mark Armstrong, Pete Churchill, David Hamilton, Nils Lindberg, Owain Park, Ben Parry and Janet Wheeler.

Visit the BBC Radio 2 website to listen in full.

NYJO and NYCC will take this project on tour in the months ahead, with performances scheduled for the Cheltenham Music Festival (17 July) and Petworth Festival (29 July).

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