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Geek of the Week No.14

In this Geek of the Week, harpist Marie Leenhardt introduces the unique role the harp plays in an orchestra and explains how the instrument has changed over time to become more adaptable.

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Orchestras Live commission shortlisted for RPS Music Award

More Up, a piece for orchestra and electronics composed by Oliver Vibrans, has today been shortlisted for the RPS (Royal Philharmonic Society) Music Award for Large-Scale Composition. The annual RPS Music Awards, presented in association with BBC Radio 3, are…

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The Hallé is awarded £740,000 from the Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Manchester’s international symphony orchestra, the Hallé, has been awarded £740,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to help ensure the Hallé has a sustainable future….

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Sir Mark talks to Henning Kraggerud

Sir Mark Elder talks to violinist Henning Kraggerud about connections to Manchester, composing and life in lockdown. The interview also features some performances from the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, featuring Henning Kraggerud with Maria W. Ose (flute) and Petter Richter (guitar).

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Spotify playlist – Magnificent Masterpieces

As we are unable to perform our Magnificent Masterpieces concert tonight we have put together a Spotify playlist featuring the music we were due to perform, introduced here by conductor, Ben Palmer.

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