Friday, July 20, 2012

Aldeburgh World Orchestra prepares for debut

The musical powerhouse based in Britten's home townlet, Aldeburgh, has a brand-new venture especially for the Olympics. The Aldeburgh World Orchestra, which is coming to the Proms later this month, consists of young professional musicians from 34 different countries, all of whom auditioned on...Youtube. I talked to its organisers and its concertmaster, Avigail Bushakevitz from South Africa, to see what was cooking, and how. Read all about it here.