The BBC announces its ‘biggest-ever classical music season’

They report:

The BBC has unveiled plans for what it describe as ‘the biggest-ever classical music season across the BBC’.

Called ‘Our Classical Century’, it will explore the past 100 years of classical performance, through programmes on BBC Four – shown in four parts, beginning in the autumn – concerts by BBC orchestras (including at the Proms) and broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, including educational programmes. Each of the four series will explore key repertoire from the past century, which will then be performed by a BBC Orchestra.

The announcement came in a speech by Radio 3 Controller Alan Davey at the annual Association of British Orchestra's conference, held this year in Cardiff, in which he .....

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