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  1. Dramatic vote saves Jane and Goldie recent news 02.09.08

    Dramatic vote saves Jane and Goldie

    The Maestro series reached new levels of tension as four students faced the orchestra vote.

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  2. Opera stars join Maestro recent news 01.09.08

    Opera stars join Maestro

    Soprano Rebecca Evans and tenor Alfie Boe will join the Maestro show for Episode 4.

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  3. Do Men Hog the Podium? recent news 01.09.08

    Do Men Hog the Podium?

    Will female conductors ever achieve equality? I think they will, says conductor Madeleine Lovell

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  4. Press on 'posh talent show' recent news 01.09.08

    Press on 'posh talent show'

    TV talent shows come in many demographically targeted guises - I commend a different event - Maestro.

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News Archive

  1. 12.08.08

    Episode1: Baton Camp

    Eight famous amateurs do battle for the chance to conduct the BBC Concert Orchestra in front of a live audience of 30,000 at BBC Proms in the Park.

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  2. 19.08.08

    Episode2: Music for Film and TV

    Clive Anderson hosts Maestro’s first live studio challenge.

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  3. 26.08.08

    Episode3: Choral Music

    Clive Anderson hosts Maestro’s second studio challenge as six famous amateurs with a passion for classical music do battle with their batons conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Chorus.

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  4. 02.09.08

    Episode4: Opera

    Clive Anderson hosts Maestro’s third studio challenge as six famous amateurs do battle with their batons conducting opera music with the BBC Concert Orchestra and guest soloists.

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  5. 09.09.08

    Episode5: The Final

    The three remaining student conductors must conduct a concerto with world renowned soloists.

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  6. 13.09.08

    Episode6: Winner's Final Live

    The winning Maestro conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra and soloist Lesley Garrett in London’s Hyde Park in front of a live audience of thousands, with millions more watching at home.

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