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I hope you’ve been enjoying our blog so far. Following the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Ravel and Poulenc concert in the Barbican on Friday, the BBC SO is back at home in Maida Vale rehearsing for tomorrow’s Studio Concert which features no less than five BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists: the Apollon Musagète Quartet who will be performing music by Martinů and the multi-talented Mark Simpson who performs Magnus Lindberg’s Clarinet Concert, hot on the heels of our recent world premiere of his latest composition.  You can hear the concert live on BBC Radio 3 on Tuesday at 2.00pm so do join us then or online at any time over the following seven days.

The BBC Singers at rehearsal in St Paul's, Knightsbridge

Meanwhile…. The BBC Singers are rehearsing in St Paul’s Knightsbridge for tonight’s concert. Ben Parry is conducting music by John Rutter, Ligeti, Copland, Jonathan Dove and Gabriel Jackson, amongst others, in a programme that opens with the world premiere of his own piece First Day. Catherine Bott presents the concert live on BBC Radio 3 at 7.30 tonight, so do tune in! You can also catch the BBC Singers on Radio 3 on Afternoon on 3 on every day this week.

Watch this space for some film of the rehearsal ...

The Radio 3 OB truck outside St Paul's, Knightsbridge

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