From its headquarters in Geneva, the European Broadcasting Union encourages co-operation between broadcasters around the world, from Algeria to the Vatican State, from Hungary to Hong Kong. The organisation co-ordinates and promotes the exchange of audio/visual productions. The live recordings in Tuesday night’s Concert from Europe have been provided by members of the EBU for many years, but now RTHK Radio 4 will offer expanded coverage of EBU programmes, including special access to:
• Exclusive concerts with the world’s outstanding orchestras, celebrated conductors, and stellar soloists
• Broadcasts from New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Vienna State Opera and the Paris Opéra
• Finalist concerts from major international music competitions including Belgium’s Queen Elizabeth International
Music Competition and Germany’s ARD Music Competition
• Performances from major festivals from around the world,(including world music and jazz festivals)
The Live on 4 band will feature concerts recorded live every Tuesday to Saturday night. Expect to hear more concert recordings from the BBC, and concerts recorded locally by Radio 4 with our own treasured orchestras, ensembles and soloists.
‧ 全球主要音樂節的現場錄音 (包括世界音樂及爵士樂)
Hollywood Bowl, located in Los Angeles, has a unique band-shell design. Over the century, many performers and singers have hosted concerts here. This programme will briefly introduce the venue and bring you some historic recordings.