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The Listening Project Symphony

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 14 December 2012

BBC Radio 4's Listening Project captures intimate, heartfelt encounters between friends and loved ones - the nation in conversation.

In this unique celebration, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra presents a new work by composer Gary Carpenter accompanied by highlights from the series compiled by producer Cathy FitzGerald. Fi Glover hosts the event live from MediaCityUK in Salford, where the BBC Philharmonic will perform in front of a specially invited audience of Listening Project participants.

Presenter: Fi Glover
Composer: Gary Carpenter
Conductor: Terry Davies

Producer: Ekene Akalawu/Cathy Fitzgerald
A Rockethouse production for BBC Radio 4.


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