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  1. Strange and fantastic: lighting up Patagonia with the BBC NOW

    Naomi Thomas

    Principal Second Violin, BBC National Orchestra of Wales

    Strange and fantastic: lighting up Patagonia with the BBC NOW

    Naomi Thomas, Principal Second Violin of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, describes her outreach work as part of a small group of players working in Patagonia as part of the orchestra's South American Tour.

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  2. Heat waves, farewells and turnips ‒ the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Bad Kissingen

    Phil Hall

    BBC Symphony Orchestra

    BBC Symphony Orchestra sub-principal viola Phil Hall finds renewed pleasure in one of the orchestra's favourite tour destinations ‒ the Bavarian spa of Bad Kissingen.

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  3. Composing A Violence of Gifts - Part 2

    Mark Bowden

    Resident Composer BBC NOW

    Composing A Violence of Gifts - Part 2

    In the second of a series of blogs, Mark Bowden, resident composer at the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, describes his collaboration with writer Owen Sheers on his new work, A Violence of Gifts, and explains the mileposts in the process of composition.

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  4. Alan Davey - First Week at Radio 3

    Alan Davey

    Controller, BBC Radio 3

    Alan Davey - First Week at Radio 3

    New Radio 3 Controller Alan Davey reflects on his first week in the post.

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  5. All you need to know about Nielsen symphonies ...

    Phil Hall

    BBC Symphony Orchestra

    All you need to know about Nielsen symphonies ...

    BBC Symphony Orchestra chief conductor Sakari Oramo continues his Nielsen series on Friday the 16th, with the Third Symphony. It starts with 26 bangs, as Sub-Principal Viola Phil Hall explains in this insider’s guide to the symphonies

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