Gegründet: 1922 in Manchester, England
Jahre aktiv: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s
The BBC Philharmonic, based in Manchester, is one of the most important orchestras in the United Kingdom, distinguishing itself through sheer visibility and through a solid commitment to contemporary British music that has included the establishment of a composer/conductor position.
The orchestra's history is rather checkered, for it has had to endure numerous crises. In 1922, prior to the official establishment of the British Broadcasting Corporation, Manchester had a radio station known as 2YZ,... Komplette Biografie