Listen Again to Interval Talks
Listen Again to excerpts from Listen Up! programmes reflecting the range and diversity of the work of orchestras in the UK.
Listen Up! lives on
The Youth Orchestra of Hammersmith - Yoohf
The spirit of Listen Up! lives on in this short feature from the James MacMillan weekend in January 2005. Olwen Fisher looked at a project that the BBC Symphony Orchestra ran in conjunction with the Youth Orchestra of Hammersmith and Fulham.
A Guide to the Orchestra
Steve Punt presents a '1066-And-All-That' history of the orchestra.
Listen Up! Magazine Programmes
Listen Up! Magazine 1: Glasgow
The Scottish Orchestras
Listen Up! Magazine 2: Manchester
Petroc Trelawny on the Halle Orchestra inspiring new audiences, the thriving amateur orchestral scene around Manchester and Pub Opera.
Listen Up! Magazine 3: Belfast
The Belfast amateur music scene
Listen Up! Magazine 4: London
Petroc Trelawny on the London music scene
Listen Up! Magazine 5: London
Petroc Trelawny on: 'reaching the parts that other orchestras don't reach', a career in music and Listen up!'s Musicians on Call scheme
Listen Up! Magazine 6: Cardiff
Music groups in Wales
Listen Up! The Secret Life of the Orchestra
Secret Life of the Orchestra 1
Private and Public - the life of an orchestral musician as chequerboard of wildly differing events and commitments - a complex balancing act, splitting time between family, work and other activities
Secret Life of the Orchestra 2
Heat and Dust: the technical nightmare that is running an orchestra - from getting to halls, to raising the piano, to problems of heat and cold, and the rigours of touring...
Secret Life of the Orchestra 3
Love, Hate and Death: the emotional landscape of the orchestra - liaisons dangereuses, loyalties, enmities, esprit de corps, maestros we love to hate...
Manchester Camerata's Beautiful Bassoons day.
A look at the 'why' and the 'what can be done' for those instruments that are currently less popular
Listen Up! Education and Outreach
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra working in a women's prison
The orchestra worked with prisoners to write and record songs reflecting their experiences.
The Outreach work of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
The Education and Outreach manager of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra explains this vital work.
The LPO Open Ear Orchestra
Christopher Cook learns about the work of the London Philharmonic Open Ear Orchestra.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The Royal Philharmonic's Outreach work in Prisons and with the Homeless.
The Britten Sinfonia
Looking at the Education and Outreach work carried out by the Britten Sinfonia in the East of England.
City of London Sinfonia
The City of London Sinfonia at an Education project in Gillingham.
Sinfonia Viva's Education work.
English Chamber Orchestra
The English Chamber Orchestra on how to inspire young people to get into Classical music.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
The OAE's Listen Up! and Open Out! day.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
CBSO Community projects, especially with the local South Asian community.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic at a 'Music for Life' project.
BBC Concert Orchestra
A feature tracking the process of the coming together of amateur and professional musicians from the BBC Concert Orchestra and the Kensington Symphony Orchestra and looking at Education projects in Chichester.
Behind the Scenes
Friends of the Brighton Philharmonic
The friends of the Brighton Philharmonic, who provide vital support to the orchestra.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Meet the Orchestral Supervisor of the BBC NOW.
Behind the scenes at the Philharmonia
A look behind the scenes at what goes on before the Philharmonia even make it on stage.
Young Musician's Symphony Orchestra
A chance to meet some of the players in the Young Musician's Symphony Orchestra and find out about the orchestra.
History of the Ulster Orchestra
The history of the Ulster orchestra including interviews with former players.