Lloyd Coleman performs with the British Paraorchestra at the 2012 Paralympics closing ceremony with Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin (seated on floor, back to camera)
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Lloyd's joy to play with Coldplay

A young musician from Bridgend has been speaking of his delight at sharing a stage with rock stars Coldplay at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

Lloyd Coleman, 20, who is partially deaf and blind, played clarinet in the British Paraorchestra created by conductor Charles Hazlewood.

Mr Coleman had previously been invited to compose music for the Cultural Olympiad.

He told Oliver Hides of BBC Radio Wales how pleased they were to join in on one of Coldplay's songs as well as perform their own music.

  • 10 Sep 2012
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