Highlights from the performances of Cory and Tredegar Bands at the 2019 RNCM Brass Band Festival in Manchester will be heard on Radio 3 this evening (Wednesday 6th February at 7.30pm).
The Radio 3 'In Concert' programme will feature David Childs alongside Tredegar performing the UK premiere of Edward Gregson's 'Euphonium Concerto' as well as Cory's Chris Thomas playing Ray Steadman-Allen's rarely heard 'Immortal Theme'.
Also featured in Tredegar's programme will be James MacMillan's, 'Jebel', and Hans Werner Henze's 'Ragtimes and Habaneras', whilst Wilfred Heaton's epic 'Variations' and MacMillan's 'The Gallant Weaver' will be performed by Cory.
Friday Night is Music Night
Meanwhile on Friday evening on Radio 2, on 'Friday Night is Music Night' there will be a live performance from the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra under the baton of Bramwell Tovey accompanying a brace of performances by BBC Young Brass Award winner, Thomas Nielsen. (Friday 8th February at 8.00pm)
He will perform 'Napoli' and 'Someone to Watch Over Me'.