48 posts about Orchestras on this blog
Tuesday 4 March 2014, 00:23
BBC SO sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from backstage at rehearsals with viiolinist-conductor Maxim Vengerov.
Monday 17 February 2014, 16:23
The BBC Concert Orchestra’s Principal Conductor Keith Lockhart reflects on his two upcoming concerts at Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall: World To Come (24 February) and World Once Known (31 March).
Monday 16 December 2013, 18:00
Victoria Peet looks ahead to the BBC Concert Orchestra's Sondheim Inside Ouut concert broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
Wednesday 27 November 2013, 16:28
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...
Tuesday 26 November 2013, 17:39
BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall with the inside track on the Britten Centenary Weekend.
Tuesday 12 November 2013, 16:02
BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall describes the rehearsals for Britten's War Requiem with Semyon Bychkov, and a particularly moving performance.
Monday 4 November 2013, 17:36
BBC Symphony Orchestra general manager Paul Hughes presents a personal diary of the week running up to chief conductor Sakari Oramo's Barbican Hall. debut concert in the role.
Wednesday 16 October 2013, 11:52
This Friday the BBC Philharmonic will give a second airing to four works first premiered in 2010. Here composer David Matthews voices his concern that subsequent performances of new works are all too rare
Monday 14 October 2013, 15:35
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 ...
Thursday 10 October 2013, 18:11
BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the orchestra Far East tour, which has now reached South Korea ...
Monday 7 October 2013, 17:30
BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from Stage 2 of the Orchestra's Middle and Far East tour
Friday 4 October 2013, 10:25
BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the Orchestra's Middle and Far East Tour.
Friday 26 July 2013, 17:37
BBC Symphony Orchestra general manager Paul Hughes resports from the rehearsals for Saturday night's Prom performance of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde
Friday 12 July 2013, 16:21
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 ...
Tuesday 9 July 2013, 17:00
Chorus administrator Alison Dancer and BBC Symphony Chorus members look forward to this summer's BBC Proms season.
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.
Monday 8 July 2013, 17:24
BBC Symphony Orchestra general manager Paul Hughes greets new chief conductor Sakari Oramo as he begins rehearsals for the First Night of the Proms.
Thursday 4 July 2013, 12:27
BBC Symphony Orchestra learning manager Zoe Keers outlines the preparations for the Urban Classic Prom on Saturday 10th August.
Thursday 4 July 2013, 11:53
BBC Singers tenor Stephen Jeffes and learning manager Garth McArthur reflect on the recent Voices Now Festival project with Harrow schools.
Saturday 29 June 2013, 00:31
BBC Singers' senior producer Michael Emery describes an unusual request which came in from the Latvian National Song and Dance Festival 2013.
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