56 posts about Orchestras on this blog
Monday 17 November 2014, 14:51
Previewing Guy Barker's BBC Radio 3 commission - A Soho Symphony - for the EFG London Jazz Festival.
Wednesday 12 November 2014, 15:05
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
Tuesday 4 November 2014, 12:59
BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the orchestra's tour of Spain
Thursday 12 June 2014, 15:05
BBC National Chorus of Wales founder member Jeff Davies writes of some of the highlights of 30 years of music-making.
Thursday 8 May 2014, 15:24
Michael Garvey, director of the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, introduces the new season ...
Thursday 1 May 2014, 14:55
BBC SO sub-principal viola Phil Hall reports from the orchestra's tour of Switzerland ...
Saturday 5 April 2014, 00:05
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra is currently on tour in India. They have been joined by journalist and broadcaster Sir Mark Tully …
Tuesday 25 March 2014, 17:11
Cellist Maya Beiser and the composer discuss the UK premiere of David Lang’s concerto (world to come) with the BBC Concert Orchestra.
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.
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