At a time when the future of BBC orchestra is under scrutiny, the following notice has appeared on one of the BBC’s public-engagement websites:
| BBC Three
Are you a talented classical musician looking for your next big career opportunity?
Do you have the skill, passion, and drive to be part of a groundbreaking new orchestra?
Do you want to shake up stereotypes and help bring classical music to a new generation?
Are you a big personality with something to say on-and-off stage?
We’re developing an exciting new series for BBC Three and we’re looking for performers in the following areas to make up a brand new chamber orchestra:
If you are interested or would like to find out more please contact us.
The Orchestra is produced for the BBC by Buccaneer Media.
Age limit: You must be 18 years of age and over.
Please include your name, current age, what instrument you play and your music qualifications along with why you would like to be considered for the programme.
Closing date: 24 April 2015
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