I’ll go one further. version of Radio 2 is something to be mourned with seemingly endless sequences of recordings (often excerpts) strung tenuously together around listener requests and - worse still - texts and tweets. PS To the Viennese 2nd School dissenters, at least we got to hear Brahms’ ‘5th’ symphony, Schoenberg’s fabulous (and very Brahmsian ) orchestration of the Piano Quartet opus 25. 3. So many areas that could be introduced, French Keyboard Music Couperin to Rameau,etc etc by some one who knows their subject. Change ). Having worked on both sides of the fence (station-wise), so to speak, I have great respect for my fellow presenters without wanting to ape any of them. Listen Live; Listen Live; Website; Podcast; LineUp; Frequency Best. I knew Hans Keller when I first worked at the BBC back in the late 1960s. Presenter of, Worked in orchestral management including General Manager of the Ulster Orchestra. My advice is that if your agenda is otherwise, no need to bother. Thanks for sharing these clips, they bring back so many memories of the Radio 3 I grew up with, before they decided to emulate Classic FM in the early 1990s.I will have to hunt for my tape of Tony Scotland(?) Victor Hallam - a charming man, always immaculately clad in a 3 piece suit, with gold watch and chain. His gentle, elderly voice was the last one heard before the national anthem, when he invariably signed off "That was the news, and that was Peter Barker reading it". Best Surely this is better than a presenter with limited musical qualifications telling us the world premiere of Elgar’s Apostles took place at King’s College Cambridge, and then repeating the error a few minutes later. ‘being with it’. More music on TV would be a way forward. Though he no longer broadcasts in the UK, Christian O’Connell is one of Britain’s most popular radio DJs of recent years. Towards the end of his career Peter Barker used to read the news just before closedown. The top recommendation may well be the subjective opinion of whoever’s presenting it but it’s an informed and qualified opinion of somebody who knows what they’re talking about. Left in 1962 returning in 1967. Sometimes I wonder whether the BBC is trying to fill up the time because it can’t afford to buy any more CDs. As it happens I think we should just occasionally say if we’re not liking something, if only to prove that the ‘trusted guide’ really is to be trusted – I’ve done it myself quite a few times (to the annoyance of some, no dount). BBC Radio 3 has announced that presenter Sara Mohr-Pietsch is leaving its weekday Breakfast show after seven years in order to front choral programme The Choir on Sunday afternoons and to lead the station’s Live From Wigmore Hall lunchtime concerts. Whilst good at allowing instant feedback, especially on topical issues, they are used to excess on many DJ-hosted shows as a cheap way of filling airtime. So sad to hear of the passing Oct 2013 of the great John Holmstrom - he really was my hero and I enjoyed his company during my few Continuity shifts in R3 Con in the late 90s. However, these people revered my favourite composer, Mahler, and people whose opinions – former tutors, colleagues – seem to appreciate or even revere the Second Viennese School that I’m sure there is something there worth knowing, having, experiencing or appreciating. Reach Radio . An open forum should be just that, ready to express criticism as well as praise (provided that neither is too personal). Left the staff in 1979 but returned as one of the presenters of Mainly for Pleasure. Big Budget Overspends on Today with Claire Byrne. Listening to music on the radio either illuminates or clouds the issue depending upon the listener. I remember catching the tail-end of this era of authoritative but inobtrusive announcers in the 1980s. Splitting my time between Radio 3 and 6 Music meant that there wasn’t really a typical day. The radio is amazing, but it can’t replace the concert hall. And that about wraps up our top radio presenters. Great to hear from you. Chris Moyles, Radio 1, 6.30am-10am, weekdays: The self-styled 'saviour of Radio 1', his breakfast show reaches an audience of 7.3 million. Created and produced, BBC studio manager in 1956 becoming an announcer on the Light Programme in 1957. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Radio presenters from the United Kingdom: Subcategories. NOVA.ie and Radio NOVA is a premium publisher and broadcaster, based in Dublin, Ireland. Rob. This list may not reflect recent changes (). BBC Radio 3, with presenters such as Clemency Burton-Hill, has been criticised for dumbing down its classical music output Credit: Photo: BBC BBC Radio 3 playlist. I rather like the piece of advice I heard a presenter given in a very different field when having to deal with a very disparate audience ” Never overestimate the knowledge or underestimate the intelligence of your audience ” – so the fact that 99% of the audience may know of Beethoven 5 does not mean all listeners do . I think the 'Friends of Radio 3' are worth a mention too....http://www.for3.org/. Keep up to date with all of our presenters on Scala Radio. Without wishing to be unctuous, I have found that over time there are those whose musical tastes and judgments accord with one’s own, and those who don’t. I should much rather they personalised their comments as their opinion rather than presenting it as a statement of fact – just as you are thinking that was a rather dull or a very mannered performance . Michael Berkeley Principally a composer but joined the announcing team in 1974. This Listener then soon morphs into someone much more omnipotent and tyrannical than any Stalin or Mao. You can tune into the channel and listen to these presenters as they do their best to inform and entertain you. Not whether they are being off-putting to timid newcomers. We are the Station for gaming. You arrive at the close of a damp squib of a performance only to be greeted by thunderous volleys of applause. Thank you David. Schubert is one of my favourite composers, but when the whole network was devoted to him at the exclusion of anyone else, I felt sorry for those who weren’t such devoted Schubertians. Very best. Richard Baker in my early years of watching the Last Night, (then the only televised part of the season as I recall), would keep to a scripted narrative that didn’t deviate beyond keeping it about the music. The problem is too many people are ignorant about Radio 3's output and just say 'it's all classical' - which it isn't. We may disagree with the choice but, more often than not (and certainly as far as I am concerned) we are likely to learn from what we are being told. January 7, 2017 at 11:39 am Reply. For Radio 3, a *critical* opinion is a conclusion formed after the consideration of various (objective) factors. We are not obliged to agree with presenters when they give their take on a performance or work. Moved to the Radio 3 team in 1972 later presenter of Concert Hall. Described as having a “dark brown voice” by … For Howard Stern it was college radio; for John Peel it was a small station in Dallas (just to name a few). It might have done me good – or enriched my understanding of music, but for me, it was too much. I’ve poached this posting re the Breaking Free season on Radio 3 from Facebook. but a great source of Czech music beyond the popular Dvorak. Besides knowledge, and love of the music is the most important thing of all on radio: integrity. But what is specialist opinion? Later on the Home Service, Light Programme and Third Programme. One comment on ‘opinion’. Essential Information Radio presenters, also known as announcers, … Less chat when it is not needed may be desirable, but no explanations of any kind, and no advance playlist in print or online was perhaps a step too far in the other direction. Azt követték sorra a magyar előadók is. When that stops happening I will take myself off to bed and hope I never wake up. He was with Sabras Radio since 2012. In the Classical Music arena however various filters and barriers are quickly in play. That, I would wager, is what listeners prize above all: integrity. A ‘possible’ problem is that ‘presenters’ aren’t always(!) From Boxing Day until New Year's Day, 33 new faces will take over the airwaves in the station's second guest-presenter takeover. Praise where praise is due, that’s what I say – both to audiences and to radio presenters. As it happens I’ve just been revisiting (for the first time since seeing it as a teenager when it was initially broadcast) Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation. radio presenters introduce, where real business radio personality msizi james admits to the lm. Briefly an announcer with the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Best. At best, presenting creates debate. From my point of view the guidance offered by presenters is invaluable. Music is too important not to engage with properly; it’s not just there as decoration. Tom could manage to kink himself round it and snore away, contentedly. Below are audio clips and ‘capsule’ biographies for the Radio 3 announcing team in the late 70s. Radio 1 has announced its guest presenters for the festive period. But doesn’t that go for audience reaction too, especially at a concert? ( Log Out / When the BBC’s Third Programme started in 1946 it had its own continuity announcing team consisting of Alvar Lidell, Patrick Butler (who made the opening announcement), Christopher Pemberton, Marjorie Anderson (later of. I think that the chat element has eased off of late but I wouldn’t say that a warming element of informality is necessarily a band things. Retired in 1982. For me it is indeed a question of balance . And Now for Something Completely Different, Down Your Local - 50 Years of BBC Radio Kent, Down Your Local - 50 Years of BBC Radio London, This must be one of the stations that Tony Prince mentioned that are starting up next year, Once upon a time: to smartphones and podcast apps. Well, the ‘River of Music’ day was an interesting experiment, but perhaps it went too far the other way. Keep reading to find out more about your favorite presenter and their presentation records on 702. As a radio presenter she has worked on Triple J breakfast, TGIF ABC 702 and currently hosts the Friday drive show The Long Way Home at FM99.3. Radio Stations draw up all manner of sketches for the ‘listener”: ABC1’s, college educated, disposable income -all manner of conjecture. It is not the role of the announcer to tell us whether or not he or she enjoyed the work, after all it is rare that someone enjoys Palestrina and Wagner and Jazz and World Music and Musicals but announcers have to introduce them all, some times sadly one after the other! I would listen more if there were more programmes like the one on the 2nd Vienna School. Many professional presenters have done a spot on in-store radio stations so whenever you are in a shop with in-store radio blaring over the speakers ask a member of staff for information. I make a distinction between an introduction whether to well known works or works that are rarely played that is factual and enlightening and gush. This is not a new problem Owen Wingrave was announced by BBC TV as a masterpiece before its first performance. Best. Christy Ring Documentary on Today with Claire Byrne. It was wonderful but before the days of iPlayer, so you couldn't catch up on what you had missed. If you play a particular performance of, say, a Liszt transcription, you’ll qualify your reasons for playing it based on your knowledge of other recordings. Thank you for the feedback. What’s more difficult is defining the difference between ‘factual’ (which can be deadly dull) and ‘gush’ (which can stray way over the top). Read biographies for each DJ and find out which shows they host for us at Magic Radio. Regarding ‘That is not to say that one always has to agree with what is being said’ Stephen Kovacevich once said to me precisely that but that he nonetheless enjoyed the programmes! Commenting using the news and current radio Presenter on, Principally a composer but joined the announcing team in 1974. Detailed Information does not put of the beginner, quite the opposite, and we all begin with no information. This job posting expired and applications are no longer accepted. (I agree with the point above about written scripts: how they’re delivered matters. If you are it invalidates genuine enthusiasm. ALAN SYKES, s.e. Interesting that he is to some extent following in father's footsteps in a love of literature and giving talks readings and lectures though with a different twistsee the The therapeutic imagination. Personally I am very glad of intelligent knowledgeable explanations, of which there are plenty and I’ve learned a lot from them, but I get very irritated with presenters foisting on us chat for chat’s sake. Guidance is nearly always appreciated, but Radio 3’s over-verbose presentation can go too far in the wrong direction – endless lists of names of people who get the right answer in unnecessary quizzes, adverts (trailers) for programmes that might be more appropriate in their style for selling washing powder. Good point Clive. MEMBER OF. Alan, lovely to hear from you. As for the presenters themselves on this list, they all had to had to start somewhere. Edge Radio Community radio for Wotton and beyond.. play_arrow. Robert – you should have booked two weeks’ leave before posting a blog like this! From 1972 Radio 3 had its own Presentation team led by Cormac Rigby. Read biographies for each DJ and find out which shows they host for us at Scala Radio. Reader and narrator under the name Gregory York. I don’t think people appreciate just how much thought goes behind every critical remark, even those we think of while an actual performance is playing. Ball's salary has jumped from £370,000-£374,999 in 2018/19 to £1,360,000-£1,364,999 in 2019/20, for her work on Radio 2's Zoe Ball Breakfast Show. I will have stopped functioning intellectually. God forbid that Cowan or Walker tell us something we knew already! Plate of Chips! Rob. Spain. Email email@example.com. That’s what I’m talking about: junket with bought opinions and bribed comments; or a plate of chips. Sorry, that sounds terribly curmudgeonly but I’m sure you know what I mean. Returned to UK in 1968 joining the BBC reported on Look East and then as radio news sub-editor Joined the Radio 3 announcing team in 1972. While my views are somewhat direct on this topic, it would be best that others don’t follow suit as it only needs to be said the once otherwise it becomes the worst kind of distracting sideshow, but it had to be said all the same and I trust other people reading this will not take Rob to task for publishing it on his forum as I am sure he would always encourage a modicum of one’s right to expressing a viewpoint, even if close to home. Marvellous plummy voice, wicked sense of humour.Tom Crowe, quite possibly the thinnest man I've ever seen, and the only one who could sleep on the aged sofa in the Announcers' Lounge (those were the days) which sported a coiled spring, poking up through the upholstery. BBC News employs many presenters and correspondents who appear across television, … (Cooke’s performing version). BBC Radio 3 Presenters: Roy Porter, Andy: Source: Wikipedia: Amazon.nl Selecteer uw cookievoorkeuren We gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare tools om uw winkelervaring te verbeteren, onze services aan te bieden, te begrijpen hoe klanten onze services gebruiken zodat we verbeteringen kunnen aanbrengen, en om advertenties weer te geven. I am very glad you’ve raised this question. A real problem on Czech C Dur. The appointment was akin to a child who had been given a new toy to play with, rather than the previously measured and understated narrative about the up-coming programme of music and it’s background history. Our playlist stores a BBC Radio 3 track list for the past 7 days.. Tue 15.12; Wed 16.12; Thu 17.12; Fri 18.12; Sat 19.12; Sun 20.12; Mon 21.12 Listen live to Classic FM online radio. The only excuse for wanting to broadcast about music is meaning what you say from the bottom of your heart. My pet hates are: quizzes; phone ins; uninformative fill-in woffle before and after concerts, and stuff that is more about the presenter than about the subject matter. A listing of the presenters and newsreaders. News & Events. I miss ” Interpretation on Record”….. Radio 5 on football never talk down, they assume basic knowledge and try to add to it. By the way if you ever feel like writing about your days at the BBC please get in touch. Radio 3 Presentation Team in 1972. Surely the listeners are not going to switch off the radio every time a full stop is required? Radio 1 has revealed it will undergo a major shake-up in the New Year as three presenters are axed and replaced with five university graduates. Many soon have have to know who has recorded the “best” Beethoven 9th; or Stravinsky Rite of Spring; or Bach Goldberg Variations. I now approach the music in a different way and I hope my listening skills have become better as a result. Get the latest music news, gigs and ticket info and find out more about new tracks and the greatest songs of all time. PAUL ROBEY. The general decline on Radio 3 into a too-chummy (accessible?) In 1995 the then Controller of Radio 3 Nicholas Kenyon had ambitions to shake-up the network, partly driven by the imminent arrival of Classic FM. Gushwell is an LLB graduate whose voice and love for radio is ever lit. I may add further team members at a later date by editing this post. One being Jenny Wilkes, as mentioned on Radio Today, but the others are WM producer/journo Kevin Pashby & as mentioned on the Jenny Wilkes tweet, Midlands Today's Ian Winter, who was at WM years ago, but I seem to recall hearing he came over BBC East way for a few years, before coming to MT. Martin Handley. ‘I have enjoyed the background information more than the subsequent music, but that is a start.’ A very important start I would have thought. Building A Library has to be the best example of this. Best wishes. But as previously mentioned on these forums, there is very little crossover of tracks played on R1 Dance and Capital Dance. Why do Radio 3 presenters adopt the tone stupid adults use when addressing children? Surely no one could have hated that? The station describes itself as 'the world's most significant commissioner of new music', and through its New Generation Artists scheme promotes young musicians of all nationalities. Now that we're into December, the festivities are truly beginning to kick off in the Smooth Radio … Or whether they can be purchased ? One night - it must have been very shortly before he retired - he had made a few fluffs, and it was "That was the news, and I'm sorry I read it so badly". I value that enormously. Many of our listeners are hugely informed and I for one respect that fact which is why I nearly always qualify a comment as being my own opinion (unless something is so damned brilliant that praise is almost a given). I once heard one of your colleagues retort, ‘At least you now know what you don’t like!’ That was a mistake (and patronizing). Presenting, like criticism I suppose, is often deemed to have no point or role. Who is the listener? The problem is that a Shostakovich 8th Symphony as conducted by a Mravinsky can make it difficult for one to listen to a Haitink or Previn or Petrenko, or even a Kondrashin. Oh that I was an expert. Rob. Three of the team stayed as ‘presenter-producers: Piers Burton-Page, Chris de Souza and Andrew Lyle; three remained as announcers: Penny Gore, Paul Guinery and Susan Sharpe; but three long-serving members were made redundant: Peter Barker, Tony Scotland and Malcolm Ruthven. It was partly by listening to you enthuse some years back about Schoenberg’s Second Chamber Symphony that I overcame my prejudices about his music and came to love much of it. Sorry about the deletes, nothing untoward. ( Log Out / Interested - then apply with a short mp3 (no more than 3 mins please) and resume of experience to date to firstname.lastname@example.org Leading Britain's Conversation LBC - talk radio for the UK, letting you have your say on the big issues of the day and affecting London and the UK, with breaking news and opinion. A glimpse into the lives of famous YoTV presenters. as knowledgeable as the Radio 3 listeners. In 1968 attached as a programme planner for the Third Programme (by then part of Radio 3). Sarah Walker, presenter of Radio 3's Classical Collection, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0071l67 comes off the fence about classical music. 1. Victor Hallam told me he had been "the forces sweetheart in Trieste" Although he didn't supply any other context. Discover classical music and find out more about the best classical composers, musicians and their works. Don’t know Bertie but I’ll try to investigate. For Radio 3, a lot of the listening, research, and scriptwriting happens at home, and then I come into the studio to present the shows. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Online or listen via FM or your Smartphone and you’ll be seriously addicted before you know it! Gone are those weird moments where I would switch Radio 3 on only to hear utter silence, waiting for a voice to solemnly tell me what the piece I had just missed was. Any audio clips are welcome. I’ve recently discovered a sample of Rodney Milnes’ shows on Utube, and I must confess that I’m addicted. That’s my tuppence Rob. I think R3 generally is spot on. Meanwhile, back on earth and in the real world and not the one of graphs and listening figures and trends and all that other guff, people continue to listen to the radio either for “company”, “illumination” or as just ambient noise. When the Third Programme was launched the Director General said “Its whole content will be directed to an audience that is not of one class but that is perceptive and intelligent.”. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Just once I’d love to hear a guest who Rafferty didn’t think ‘brilliant, marvellous, and wonderful’. Why are they listening? Former Sabras Radio presenter, Rishi Modi has passed away at the age of 35, after a short battle with coronavirus. I've seen notification on Twitter, for at least 3 BBC Brum related people yesterday. The analogy of the recently deceased John Berger’s Ways of Seeing comes to mind – one can glance at the surface lustre of a painting or one can really look and increase the depth of understanding – my experience of Radio 3 presentation is the aural equivalent. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. For some programmes they may not need as much specialist knowledge (music sequence programmes) but when they’re ‘spouting’ specialist opinion – that should be backed up by special knowledge, not just whether it’s ‘good/amazing’. Claimed to be the first woman newsreader on BBC radio as Radio 3 announcers also read the news but this claim is usually attributed to Sheila Tracy on Radio 4 in 1974. An actor recruited as an announcer in 1959 by Peter Fettes, by then Head of Staff Training. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. RTÉ Radio Highlights. Rob. Many of these voices are almost musical in their own right. Allocated to the Radio 3 team where she stayed until retiring in 1983. As for the 2nd Viennese School Week, I’m glad it’s coming to a close, give me Schubert any day, however, I have enjoyed learning about the lives of the composers . on the music and musicians they present, to encourage us to think about music in greater depth and to be critical listeners. Commenting using the news and current radio You were greatly missed during the ‘River of Music’ day in late October, Keep up the good work. I too miss Interpretation on Record but Building a Library on Record Review is still pretty good. Category This category does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. ( Log Out / Talking of Kenneth Clark his book ‘Ruskin Today’ has helped me enter into the world of a thinker who has become an all-consuming passion, more recent than your epiphany into the arts generally (we more or less coincide there) but profound all the same. Surely there is a middle ground which both informs and serves as a sort of mild stimulant. Darlo Radio is now looking to raise the bar with realistic ambitions to truly own its patch. The quiz really is too dumbed down though. In fact I think Mahler’s music often pointed towards Schoenberg’s experiments – just listen to the Violin and Viola solos in the 8th Symphony (Infirma nostri) for example, and that long expansive beginning in the 10th. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. That is not to say that one always has to agree with what is being said – interpretation is often an intensely personal experience – but, just as in an exchange of opinions with fellow attendees after a concert, to do so is to enriche the whole event. Moved to the Light Programme and then joined the Third Programme in 1952. I’m with you 100% there Geoff. Weekdays 1.0. But isn’t it sometimes fun to disagree? Thank you. It’s the quality of the criticism and how it’s communicated. That’s true David. In this case, the words formed a long-running series of monthly poetry readings 'chosen and read by Robin Holmes'. Saturdays | 11:30am – 12pm. BBC Radio 3 is refreshing its programmes and presenters with a new After Dark zone and changes to its weekend programmes. All RNZ presenters. But what do you think? This category is within the scope of WikiProject BBC, an attempt to better organise information in articles related to the BBC.If you would like to participate, please visit the project page where you can join us as a member. Do you know whether his radio broadcasts are accessible on the web? Worked on all networks but much featured on the Light Programme. This post concentrates on the Radio 3 continuity team of the late 1970s, simply because I have some small clips of audio from that period. Try it. The Breaking Free season has been a good example. Recommendations always come with opinions – how can they not? Radio 3 presenters should expect their listeners to be themselves very well informed about classical music (or drama or jazz). The music becomes a part of us – and we absorb it. Presented, Joined the BBC as a secretary in 1944 before becoming an announcer on the General Overseas Service in 1946. Programmers such as Tom Service’s Listening Service help immensely as do the comments made by you and your co-presenters. London, United Kingdom BBC Radio 3: Jazz Now - Monday nights 11pm - 12:30am Radio Oxford Presenter BBC Jul 2013 - Present 7 years 6 months. Radio 3 presenters should expect their listeners to be themselves very well informed about classical music (or drama or jazz). Email email@example.com. At least there is enough tonal music in between to placate the naysayers. Presenters of Radio 3's Breakfast Show, waking the UK up with the finest classical music in the best performances. Interesting James. Music Organiser for the World Service until 1985 when he was back at Radio as Presentation Editor. I went to my 2nd concert not knowing the difference between a Concerto and a Symphony and found out for myself that Rachmaninov’s 2ndSymphony is quite a different fish from his 2nd Concerto. Time to start your story. Radio 1 has revealed it will undergo a major shake-up in the New Year as three presenters are axed and replaced with five university graduates. Garry, I took the names from Humphrey Carpenter's book The Envy of the World but can't be 100% certain. BBC weather presenter Behnaz Akhgar is joining BBC Radio Wales as the new presenter of the afternoon programme, Monday to Thursday 2-5pm, with … The real issue is one of balance. BBC Radio 3 presenters (62 P) BBC Radio 4 presenters (66 P) BBC Radio 5 Live presenters (62 P) Pages in category "BBC radio presenters" The following 114 pages are in this category, out of 114 total. Some listeners will find the facts of interest whereas others no doubt just want to get on with the business of listening. 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