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Listen Up! September 29 - November 3 2006
Look up the orchestras in your area
Follow the orchestral A-Z.
Read the Beginner's Guide to Concert Going.
Musicians on Call
Musicians from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales making a home visit.
Alexander McCall Smith
Listen to his story in 15 episodes broadcast Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings and available online.
An A-Z of the Orchestra
Enter the Competition for the letter Z to win BBC orchestras CDs or a digital radio. Hear the rest of the alphabet, every weekday evening in Listen Up!
Listen Up! Presentation Challenge
Live video; soloists and programme notes on screens; and audiences determining the outcome of the music. Read about the winning ideas.
Orchestras in your area
Search for an orchestra which plays in your part of the UK.
Hear from the players themselves about some of the highs and lows of being an orchestral musician.
Listen to Listen Up!
Listen again to Listen Up! programmes from Radio 3 examining the life and work of the UK's orchestras.
Listen Up! 2004
Read all about the first Listen Up! festival and listen again to interval talks from the broadcasts.
New to Classical Music?
Beginner's guides to orchestras, orchestral music and attending a concert.
Listen Up! 2004 Photo Gallery
View Listen Up! orchestras at work and play.
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