Bridge Over The River Wye



During the interval in tonights Performance on 3, Petroc Trelawny sets off for Wales and hosts a magazine programme reporting on the rich seam of orchestral music-making across the country.

From the Preseli mountains of Pembrokeshire to Bangor in Gwynedd, Radio 3s correspondents recount tales of the village orchestra in St Brides Major; Resound, the outreach work carried out by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales; the significance of north Waless only professional orchestra, Ensemble Cymru; and why cheese and music are such closely related activities in Pembrokeshire.

With specially-recorded contributions from the Big Band of the National Youth Jazz Wales.