Saturday, December 16, 2006

CBSO Podcasts

Early podcasts were pretty basic - the UK's Daily Telegraph was a good case in point where journalists simply read aloud their written pieces. But podcasts are coming of age and here is a really good example of the genre:

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has a special place in our hearts so it was with great pleasure that we discovered its podcast series that started back in September. Expertly produced with interesting interviews and recorded diaries, special pieces on each section of the orchestra as well as the occasional snippet of CBSO excellence, these once a month thirty minute podcasts are highly recommended. Of particular interest was the description of a five day, five city European tour this past September, seen through the eyes of management and a second violin member of the orchestra.