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Question 1: ________, following his final concert as Principal Conductor on 23 July 2006, was the orchestra's Conductor Emeritus until his death in November 2008.
Charles GrovesEnglandUnited KingdomRichard Hickox

Question 2: The predecessors of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales were conducted by, among others, Edward Elgar, Thomas Beecham, Henry Wood, Malcolm Sargent and ________.
Colin DavisAdrian BoultPierre BoulezVernon Handley

Question 3: The BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Welsh: Cerddorfa Genedlaethol Gymreig y BBC) is the only professional symphony orchestra organisation in ________, occupying a dual role as both a broadcasting orchestra and national orchestra.
EnglandUnited KingdomScotlandWales

Question 4: The orchestra performs a wide repertoire including ________.
21st-century classical music20th-century classical musicKarlheinz StockhausenContemporary classical music

Question 5: In 2005, the orchestra recorded incidental music composed by Murray Gold for "The Christmas Invasion", the Christmas special episode of the science-fiction television programme ________, produced by BBC Wales.
The Sarah Jane AdventuresCompanion (Doctor Who)TorchwoodDoctor Who

Question 6: It was named after the Welsh composer ________.
Alun HoddinottWalesWales Millennium CentreCardiff University


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