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Celebrating 75 Years of Music at the Maida Vale Studios

On Friday 30 October all of the BBC's radio networks broadcast programmes from the historic building, including: live music on BBC Radio 2; Dame Kiri Te Kanawa performing with the BBC Symphony Orchestra; a Live Lounge from Snow Patrol on BBC Radio 1; a special edition of BBC Radio 4's Front Row; a performance from the BBC Symphony Orchestra on BBC Radio 3; and sets from BBC 6 Music's Craig Charles and BBC 1Xtra's Max.


Videos from the celebrations:

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Yan Pascal Tortelier

Dalbavie: Rocks under the water

Watch a performance of Dalbavie's Rocks under the water with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier.


Olivier Charlier

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.2

Watch - a performance of Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.2 with soloist Olivier Charlier and the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier.

BBC Symphony Orchestra Strings

Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra

Watch - a performance of Lutoslawski's Concerto for Orchestra with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier.


BBC SO Family Orchestra in session at Maida Vale

The BBC SO Learning time celebrated 75 years of Radio broadcasting at Maida Vale with a recording session for the BBC SO Family Orchestra and Chorus.
Visit the BBC Symphony Orchestra site

Inspired by famous recordings and performances at Maida Vale the 120 piece orchestra created their very own Maida Vale session.

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Pictures at an Exhibition

Watch the Discovering Music video.

Haydn: Scene di Berenice

Music by Haydn

Watch Haydn's Scena di Berenice and more.

Friday 30 October 2009

Maida Vale Studio 1

A day of special concerts and broadcasts from the historic venue. Find out more

On Radio 3

Afternoon on 3

Afternoon on 3 at Maida Vale Louise Fryer with music by Dalbavie, Prokofiev, Lutoslawski, Weir, Shchedrin and Brahms.

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