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56 posts about Orchestras on this blog

  1. A Soho Symphony

    Monday 17 November 2014, 14:51

    Graeme Kay Graeme Kay Producer, R3 Multiplatform

    Previewing Guy Barker's BBC Radio 3 commission - A Soho  Symphony - for the EFG London Jazz Festival. 

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  2. A Violence of Gifts

    Wednesday 12 November 2014, 15:05

    Mark Bowden Mark Bowden Resident Composer BBC NOW

    In the first of a series of blogs, Mark Bowden, resident composer at the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, writes about the journey from initial idea to world premiere – as he prepares to write a new work for the crchestra and chorus

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  3. Planes, trains and mobiles - the BBC Symphony Orchestra on tour

    Tuesday 4 November 2014, 12:59

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

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

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  4. History man - 30 years with the BBC National Chorus of Wales

    Thursday 12 June 2014, 15:05

    Jeff Davies Jeff Davies Member, BBC NCW

    BBC National Chorus of Wales founder member Jeff Davies writes of some of the highlights of 30 years of music-making.

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  5. An orchestra for all of Wales – and all of the UK

    Thursday 8 May 2014, 15:24

    Michael Garvey Michael Garvey Director, BBC NOW

    Michael Garvey, director of the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, introduces the new season ...

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  6. When rain didn't stop play - the BBCSO 2014 Swiss tour

    Thursday 1 May 2014, 14:55

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

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

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  7. BBC Scottish SO in India - Mark Tully reports

    Saturday 5 April 2014, 00:05

    Sir Mark Tully Sir Mark Tully Journalist and Broadcaster

    The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra is currently on tour in India. They have been joined by journalist and broadcaster Sir Mark Tully …

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  8. World To Come – a conversation with cellist Maya Beiser and composer David Lang

    Tuesday 25 March 2014, 17:11

    Victoria Peet Victoria Peet

    Cellist Maya Beiser and the composer discuss the UK premiere of David Lang’s concerto (world to come) with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

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  9. Maxim-ising Sheherazade

    Tuesday 4 March 2014, 00:23

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

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

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  10. BBC Concert Orchestra's new worlds

    Monday 17 February 2014, 16:23

    Keith Lockhart Keith Lockhart Principal Conductor, BBCCO

    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).

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  11. BBC Concert Orchestra - Sondheim: Inside Out

    Monday 16 December 2013, 18:00

    Victoria Peet Victoria Peet

    Victoria Peet looks ahead to the BBC Concert Orchestra's Sondheim Inside Ouut concert broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. BBC Symphony Orchestra - Insights into the War Requiem

    Tuesday 12 November 2013, 16:02

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

    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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  15. BBC Symphony Orchestra - Magical music-making

    Monday 4 November 2013, 17:36

    Paul Hughes Paul Hughes BBC Symphony Orchestra

    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.

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  16. Follow 'The Mancunian Way', urges composer David Matthews

    Wednesday 16 October 2013, 11:52

    David Matthews David Matthews Composer

    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

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  17. BBC Symphony Orchestra on Tour #4

    Monday 14 October 2013, 15:35

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

    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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  18. BBC Symphony Orchestra on Tour #3

    Thursday 10 October 2013, 18:11

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

    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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  19. On tour with the BBC Symphony Orchestra #2

    Monday 7 October 2013, 17:30

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

    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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  20. On tour with the BBC Symphony Orchestra #1

    Friday 4 October 2013, 10:25

    Phil Hall Phil Hall BBC Symphony Orchestra

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

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