Face the Music

Public spending cuts are putting a big squeeze on orchestras all over the world. Peter Day hears how musicians are trying to find new ways of ensuring that the bands play on.

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28 minutes

Last on

Sun 7 Oct 2012 14:32 GMT

Contributors to this programme:

Wilmar de Visser
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra

Mark Pemberton
Director, Association of British Orchestras

Stephen Maddock
Chief Executive, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Alexandra Tomkinson
External Relations, CBSO

Prue Hawthorne
Head of Music, King Edward the VI Camp Hill School for Girls

Charles Barwell
Barclays Wealth and Trustee of CBSO

Jackie Tyler
Cello Musician, CBSO

James Ehnes
Violin Musician

Ronnie Bauch
Orpheus Society

Professor William Baumol

 

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