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November (19 posts)

  1. The week ahead on Essential Classics – Maria Callas and Maria João Pires

    Friday 29 November 2013, 10:04

    Dominic Wells Dominic Wells Assistant Producer, Essential Classics

    The week ahead on Essential Classics – Maria Callas and Maria João Pires

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  2. BBC Concert Orchestra - 19 eighties: the rhythm of a decade

    Wednesday 27 November 2013, 16:28

    Sarah Hirons Sarah Hirons BBC Symphony Orchestra

    As the BBC Concert Orchestra prepares to explore the mixed-up, show-off world of the 1980s in a concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall next Saturday, with Paul Morley and Anne Dudley, founder members of pioneering pop conceptualists Art of Noise, we asked composer Andrew Poppy, whose music will be performed...

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  3. Brown bread and circuses - the BBC SO at Snape

    Tuesday 26 November 2013, 17:39

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

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

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  4. Jazz on 3: Jaimeo Brown

    Monday 25 November 2013, 13:20

    Jez Nelson Jez Nelson Radio 3 Presenter

    Jez Nelson previews tonight's edition of Jazz on 3.

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  5. The week ahead on Essential Classics – Quartetto Italiano and Alex Jennings

    Monday 25 November 2013, 10:07

    Dominic Wells Dominic Wells Assistant Producer, Essential Classics

    The week ahead on Essential Classics – Quartetto Italiano and Alex Jennings

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  6. Britten 100 - Stay in the Moment

    Monday 25 November 2013, 01:00

    Graeme Kay Graeme Kay Producer, R3 Multiplatform

    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

    Graeme Kay Graeme Kay Producer, R3 Multiplatform

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

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  8. The week ahead on Essential Classics – Piers Lane and Rafael Kubelik

    Friday 15 November 2013, 10:46

    Richard Denison Richard Denison Producer, Essential Classics

    The week ahead on Essential Classics – Piers Lane and Rafael Kubelik

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  9. Jazz On 3: 2013 London Jazz Festival Launch - Adventures in Sound

    Thursday 14 November 2013, 13:26

    Jez Nelson Jez Nelson Radio 3 Presenter

    Jazz on 3 - Presenter Jez Nelson introduces the 2013 London Jazz Festival Launch and Adventures in Sound.

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  10. For Children in Need - the ultimate musical battle

    Wednesday 13 November 2013, 17:58

    Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    Steve Bowbrick introduces Radio 3's Ultimate Musical Battle: Wagner vs Verdi. Little Mix vs One Direction. Girls vs boys. And all for Children in Need.

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