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The Classic FM team, Laithwaite's Wine, and a host of classical music's brightest stars are in the Wales Millennium Centre to celebrate Valentine's Day - join us and take a look around the venue for tonight's Classic FM Live concert.
Tim Lihoreau and Claire Jones bond over a glass of wine. Picture: Richard Johnson
This is where we're doing all our backstage interviews from - as you can see, we're keen to make our guests feel as refreshed as they can be.
Craig Ogden and Tim Lihoreau smile for the camera backstage at Classic FM Live. Picture: Richard Johnson
We're in the bar (where else would we be?) at the Millennium Centre, with a gorgeous view.
Claire Jones shares the story behind Heartstrings, the piece composed for her by her husband Chris Marshall. Picture: Richard Johnson
Making sure everyone feels welcome when they arrive at the Wales Millennium Centre.
Tim and Craig chat before an impromptu performance. Picture: Richard Johnson
Cheers! Claire Jones and Tim enjoy a cheeky tipple backstage. Picture: Richard Johnson
Craig Ogden treats us to a performance ahead of tonight's romantic concert. Picture: Richard Johnson
Can you guess the theme for Classic FM Live this February 14th? We're keeping it very firmly under wraps, obviously.
The three presenters have a chat backstage. Picture: Richard Johnson
Tim interviews Craig ahead of tonight's performance, where he'll be playing Inspired by Howard Goodall. Picture: Richard Johnson
HJ Lim shares her thoughts on Rachmaninov. Picture: Richard Johnson
A romantic Valentine's Day interview with Margherita Taylor and Prince Charming, John Suchet. Picture: Richard Johnson
This picture, snapped by Louise Davies, captures the atmosphere before the concert starts.
The Waxed Bat. No, we're not talking about Tim Lihoreau as he interviews guitarist Craig Ogden - it's the name of the wine on the table! Picture: Richard Johnson
Tim Lihoreau and HJ Lim smile for the camera backstage. Picture: Richard Johnson
Tim is impressed as Craig Ogden serenades us with romantic guitar music. Picture: Richard Johnson
Rachmaninov and wine - a match made in heaven? Tim and HJ Lim certainly think so. Picture: Richard Johnson
Soaking up the atmosphere in the Wales Millennium Centre, the guests chat in the interval - enjoying a glass of wine.
No wonder Wynne Evans is smiling - he's got a glass of bubbly! Picture: Richard Johnson
Wynne Evans shares his Valentine's Day plans with Tim. Picture: Richard Johnson
The surroundings for tonight's concert are truly stunning - here's a pic of the harbour just outside the Millennium centre.
The Wales Millennium Centre looks splendid in the morning sunlight (before it started raining, obviously).
We like to pay attention to the little things. Especially the little comfy things.
David Adams and Tim Lihoreau share a drop of Laithwaite's wine and a chat before a rehearsal. Picture: Richard Johnson
The interior of the Millennium Centre, where the stars will take the stage.
Giving us a quick burst of the Rach 2 ahead of her performance tonight, it's HJ Lim!
The Millennium Centre is surrounded by some beautiful architecture.
No prizes for guessing where we are - even the decor in the foyer is proudly Welsh.
This beautiful metallic sculpture hovers above the ground in the Millennium Centre as visitors arrive - at the moment, there's a live recital going on in the foyer!
We're fully settled in at the Millennium Centre now - we've even put banners up outside to let everyone know we're here.
The corridors of the Millennium Centre are covered in pictures of previous performances.
Performers, presenters, and management all come together after the show - and it's smiles all round.
Claire Jones, Jamie Crick, Margherita Taylor, John Suchet, HJ Lim, Jane Jones, Wynne Evans and John Brunning enjoy some well-earned drinks after Classic FM Live.