BBC Concert Orchestra
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1952-01
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BBC Concert Orchestra

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The BBC Concert Orchestra is a British orchestra based in London, one of the British Broadcasting Corporation's five radio orchestras. With around fifty players, it is the only one of the five which is not a full-scale symphony orchestra. The ...

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Biography

The BBC Concert Orchestra is a British orchestra based in London, one of the British Broadcasting Corporation's five radio orchestras. With around fifty players, it is the only one of the five which is not a full-scale symphony orchestra. The BBC Concert Orchestra is the BBC's most populist ensemble, playing a mixture of classical music, light music and popular numbers. Its primary role is to produce music for radio broadcast, and it is the resident orchestra of the world's longest running live music programme, Friday Night is Music Night on BBC Radio 2.

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Radio 3 Breakfast: Music Box
Radio 3 Breakfast: Music Box
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
Essential Classics: Guest Choices
BBC Orchestras and Choirs
BBC Orchestras and Choirs
BBC Proms 2015: Katie Derham Curates
BBC Proms 2015: Katie Derham Curates


Upcoming BBC Events

Friday Night is Music Night: Gilbert O'Sullivan Friday Night is Music Night
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The Mermaid, London
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12
Feb
Friday Night is Music Night: Gilbert O'Sullivan Friday Night is Music Night

Friday Night is Music Night: Gilbert O'Sullivan Friday Night is Music Night

12 February 2016
Ballet Music Be in the Audience
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/epzhn3
Watford Colosseum, Watford
2016-02-18T14:28:31
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18
Feb
Ballet Music Be in the Audience

Ballet Music Be in the Audience

18 February 2016
Shakespeare on Film
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ebrwhn
Southbank Centre, London
2016-04-04T14:28:31
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4
Apr
Shakespeare on Film

Shakespeare on Film

4 April 2016

Past BBC Events

Friday Night is Music Night: Shakespeare Friday Night is Music Night
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ejzhn3
Hackney Empire
2016-02-03T14:28:31
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3
Feb
Friday Night is Music Night: Shakespeare Friday Night is Music Night

Friday Night is Music Night: Shakespeare Friday Night is Music Night

3 February 2016
The Oliviers in Concert
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Southbank Centre, London
2016-01-25T14:28:31
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25
Jan
The Oliviers in Concert

The Oliviers in Concert

25 January 2016
Friday Night is Music Night Friday Night is Music Night
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqbrzc
Chichester Festival Theatre
2016-01-22T14:28:31
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22
Jan
Friday Night is Music Night Friday Night is Music Night

Friday Night is Music Night Friday Night is Music Night

22 January 2016
Friday Night is Music Night: Guinness World Records Friday Night is Music Night
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eczhn3
The Mermaid, London
2016-01-15T14:28:31
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15
Jan
Friday Night is Music Night: Guinness World Records Friday Night is Music Night

Friday Night is Music Night: Guinness World Records Friday Night is Music Night

15 January 2016
Friday Night is Music Night: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein - Oh What a Beautiful Evening! Friday Night is Music Night
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqpzc8
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
2015-12-13T14:28:31
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13
Dec
Friday Night is Music Night: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein - Oh What a Beautiful Evening! Friday Night is Music Night

Friday Night is Music Night: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein - Oh What a Beautiful Evening! Friday Night is Music Night

13 December 2015


BBC Concert Orchestra Biography

The BBC Concert Orchestra is a British orchestra based in London, one of the British Broadcasting Corporation's five radio orchestras. With around fifty players, it is the only one of the five which is not a full-scale symphony orchestra. The BBC Concert Orchestra is the BBC's most populist ensemble, playing a mixture of classical music, light music and popular numbers. Its primary role is to produce music for radio broadcast, and it is the resident orchestra of the world's longest running live music programme, Friday Night is Music Night on BBC Radio 2.

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