Radio 3 does Justin Bieber for Comic Relief
Posted by
Radio 3 does Justin Bieber for Comic Relief

Red Nose Day on BBC Radio 3 will include a chance to hear a new version of Justin Bieber’s Beauty and a Beat.

It has been arranged for countertenor, chamber choir and baroque orchestra and will be heard during Dance Baroque for Comic Relief, a concert from Lyons Concert Hall at the University of York.

The new arrangement, by Steve Pycroft, will be performed by countertenor Robin Blaze and the University of York Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, conducted by Peter Seymour. The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 1pm.

The audience at Dance Baroque for Comic Relief will join a host of broadcasting personalities including ex-footballer & 5Live pundit Pat Nevin, former Emmerdale heartthrob Kurtis Stacey, Dinnerladies star Sue Devaney and Radio 4 newsreader Zeb Soanes to learn the steps to music by 17th century composer Henry Purcell.

The concert is part of BBC Radio 3’s Baroque Spring – a month-long season of music, drama and comedy dedicated to shedding new light on the Baroque era.

Hear more radio industry news like this at the top of the hour on inRadio - the radio industry's very own radio station. Listen now in a new window whilst you continue reading RadioToday or press play below.

0 2 824 13 March, 2013 Station News 12:32 pm 20133 Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Leave a Reply

Looking for something else?

Register

Subscribe to our emails to stay informed about the latest radio news and products delivered straight to your inbox.

Related Posts

The Imaging Days - October 3, 2016 at 8:00 am (Holland)
The Imaging Days - October 4, 2016 at 8:00 am (Holland)
Radiodays Ireland - October 17, 2016 at 10:00 am (Dublin)
Radiodays Ireland - October 18, 2016 at 10:00 am (Dublin)
ARIAS - Audio and Radio Industry Awards - October 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm (First Direct Arena, Leeds)
WorldDAB General Assembly 2016 - November 9, 2016 at 10:00 am ()
Audio Production Awards - November 24, 2016 at 6:00 pm (BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London)
Radio TechCon 2016 - November 28, 2016 at 10:00 am (The Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport St, London WC2H 7JB)
More events