Archive for September 26th, 2008

I really enjoyed the opening concert from the BBC Scottish Symphony on BBC2 Scotland last night, broadcast live from Glasgow.    There were a few patchy moments, and we could not hear Karen Cargill very well, but I wish we could have more coverage like this.  

Last year, the BBC covered this concert where The Planets was performed.    I criticised the poor sound and camera work, and lack of a presenter at the end.    Happily, this time the technical presentation was a huge improvement, and at the end we were told who had been singing (well done to all the choirs) and what was up and coming for the BBC Scottish. 

Glasgow has just been awarded a City of Music award by UNESCO joining Seville and Bologna as the only European cities with that accolade.    Perhaps more television coverage of the diverse musical performances going on in Glasgow could help celebrate this achievement.


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