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Phil Hall

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sub-principal viola, BBC Symphony Orchestra

Blog posts in total 23

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  1. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall finds renewed pleasure in one of the orchestra's favourite tour destinations ‒ the Bavarian spa of Bad Kissingen.

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  2. BBC Symphony Orchestra ‒ casting new light on Smetana's tragic opera, Dalibor

    BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall takes us inside the rehearsal room for a rarely-performed Smetana opera.

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  3. All you need to know about Nielsen symphonies ...

    BBC Symphony Orchestra chief conductor Sakari Oramo continues his Nielsen series on Friday the 16th, with the Third Symphony. It starts with 26 bangs, as Sub-Principal Viola Phil Hall explains in this insider’s guide to the symphonies

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  4. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the orchestra's tour of Spain

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  5. The BBC SO’s indefatigable timpanist John Chimes is retiring from the orchestra. Sub principal viola Phil Hall leaves his desk and climbs the risers at Maida Vale to talk to his noisy colleague at the back …

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  6. BBC SO sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the orchestra's tour of Switzerland ...

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  7. BBC SO sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from backstage at rehearsals with viiolinist-conductor Maxim Vengerov.

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  8. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall with the inside track on the Britten Centenary Weekend.

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  9. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall describes the rehearsals for Britten's War Requiem with Semyon Bychkov, and a particularly moving performance.

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  10. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the orchestra's Far East tour, which has now reached its last stops, in Taiwan ... 

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  11. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the orchestra Far East tour, which has now reached South Korea ... 

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  12. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from Stage 2 of the Orchestra's Middle and Far East tour

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  13. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the Orchestra's Middle and Far East Tour.

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  14. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reflects on the potency of British music, and its appeal to musicians and audiences here and abroad ...

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  15. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall relishes a strings-only concert, and Graeme Kay reports from the receiving end ...

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  16. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall explains the ordeal faced by young cponductors when given the reins of thoroughbred orchestra

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  17. BBC SO sub-principal viola Phil Hall explains that his colleagues had new desk partners for their Side-By-Side concert at the St Magnus Festival.

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  18. Phil Hall, a member of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, discusses Tippett's music. 

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  19. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall finds a growing appetite for Western music in the Gulf Arab states ... When I started touring with professional orchestras 20-plus years ago, the majority of tour circuits tended to consist of European cities, North America, South America,...

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  20. BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall and his colleagues have been in Berlin this week. Phil sends this report from Number 1, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße (aka the Philharmonie) ... The Maritim hotel near the famous Philharmonie is large. I know it's large because my room num...

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