The Academy and Classic FM are delighted to announce that from September 2015 to September 2016, Joshua Bell and the Academy of St Martin the Fields will be Classic FM’s inaugural Artists in Residence.
Through this collaboration, audiences and listeners will be able to experience a number of unique events such as three exclusive live performances for Classic FM’s Full Works Concert (Monday-Friday, 8-10pm) a four part series introducing the orchestra presented by Joshua Bell, exclusive online content at ClassicFM.com and a special appearance from Joshua Bell and the Academy at the popular Classic FM Live concert, to be held at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 28 September 2016.
Classic FM’s Managing Editor, Sam Jackson:
“We are thrilled that, from September onwards, Joshua Bell and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields will be Classic FM’s Artists in Residence.
This residency is the first of its kind for Classic FM, and will see a number of exciting performances and events take place across the course of the next 12 months – all of which will be broadcast on the world’s largest classical music radio station.
Listeners have a lot to look forward to, including exclusively recorded performances on the Full Works Concert (weeknights, 8pm-10pm), a range of online content at ClassicFM.com, and a performance from Joshua and the Academy at our Classic FM Live concert at the Royal Albert Hall in September 2016.
Whether you are already one of our 5.6 million weekly listeners, or you’ve yet to discover Classic FM, I do hope you will join us in celebrating the work of these outstanding musicians.”
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