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Graeme Kay Graeme Kay Producer, R3 Multiplatform, Multiplatform Producer, BBC Radio 3, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers Blog posts in total 38

  1. Essays on Forgiveness

    Tuesday 25 February 2014, 17:45

    Forgiveness: producer David Coomes introduces this week's broadcasts in The Essay.

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  2. WW1 - Music on the Brink - Stay in the moment

    Thursday 16 January 2014, 17:21

    Graeme Kay introduces the WW1 - Music on the Brink programmes, galleries and clips which are still available on the Radio 3 website.

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  3. Join the Music on the Brink Twitter Q&A on Thursday at 1630

    Wednesday 8 January 2014, 13:00

    Graeme Kay introduces tomorrow's WW1 - Music on the Brink Twitterchat - with details of how to submit questions.

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  4. WW1 - Music on the Brink - Highlights

    Monday 6 January 2014, 18:03

    Graeme Kay introduces Radio 3's WW1 - Music on the Brink coverage, and online support.

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  5. A look ahead to WW1 - Music on the Brink

    Friday 20 December 2013, 17:17

    Graeme Kay previews Radio 3's WW1 - Music on the Brink season, beginning on 6 January.

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  6. Britten 100 - Stay in the Moment

    Monday 25 November 2013, 01:00

    Graeme Kay looks back at the Britten Centenary Weekend and lists the many ways to 'stay in the moment' and to continue to enjoy the Britten celebrations.

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  7. R3 Presenters - My Favourite Britten

    Thursday 21 November 2013, 10:48

    Radio 3's Britten Centenary Weekend presenters tell us about their favourite pieces by Britten ... 

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  8. Proms Collections - A One-Stop Shop for Watching and Listening to the Music

    Wednesday 4 September 2013, 10:58

    Graeme Kay describes the BBC Proms Collections of audio and visual material, and invites user feedback.

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  9. Today's Light Music Prom - Watch Richard Hills demonstrate the Royal Albert Hall organ

    Monday 26 August 2013, 10:54

    Watch Richard Hills demonstrate the Royal Albert Hall organ in preparation for his Light Organ Prom at the Royal Albert Hall.

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  10. Welcome Sakari Oramo!

    Tuesday 9 July 2013, 11:20

    BBC SO general manager Paul Hughes addresses the orchestra about their new chief conductor at this morning's Maida Vale Studios rehearsal.

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  11. BBC Symphony Orchestra at the St Magnus Festival - #5

    Monday 24 June 2013, 10:38

    Graeme Kay meets a London Symphony Orchestra veteran and reports on another successful concert, including a world premiere, with guest conductor Alexander Vedernikov.

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  12. BBC Symphony Orchestra at the St Magnus Festival - #3

    Saturday 22 June 2013, 12:19

    Graeme Kay describes the BBC Symphpny Orchestra's 'get-in' at the Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall, and the days's rehearsals and concert. 

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  13. BBC Symphony Orchestra at the St Magnus Festival - #2

    Friday 21 June 2013, 00:38

    The BBC Symphony Orchestra truck disembarks from the MV Hamnavoe at Stromness, Orkney Isles.

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  14. BBC Symphony Orchestra at the St Magnus Festival - #1

    Thursday 20 June 2013, 18:46

    Graeme Kay is following the BBC Symphony Orchestra on its Orkney tour. In his first Blog, he explains the unusual travel and accommodation arrangements ... 

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  15. BBC Singers - Sax Appeal

    Friday 14 June 2013, 16:31

    A preview of the BBC Singers concert with the Rascher Saxophone Quartet at St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge on Monday 17 June.

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  16. BBC SO - Watching brief: Stephen Hough on Brahms, Phil Hall on Tippett

    Friday 17 May 2013, 11:25

    Graeme Kay introduces tonight's live BBC Symphony Orchestra concert, with videos on Brahms's Piano Concerto No.2 (Stephen Hough) and Tippett's First Symphony (Phil Hall).

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  17. Watch the BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra in rehearsal

    Thursday 2 May 2013, 16:47

    Graeme Kay writes about opportunities to watch the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers rehearsing for concerts this week, and previews Friday's Barbican concert of all-British music.

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  18. Read and Watch - Ravel and Poulenc with the BBC SO

    Friday 26 April 2013, 10:35

    Graeme Kay introduces the artists taking part in the BBC Symphony Orchestra's Barbican concert on 26 April, with video interviews.

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  19. The Outrage continues

    Tuesday 16 April 2013, 16:21

    Details of a podcast about the Barbican's A Scream and an Outrage event, in association with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.  

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  20. The first bar of an outrage

    Tuesday 2 April 2013, 17:29

    A blog with material from composer Nico Muhly, about his new work for the BBC Symhony Orchestra.

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