Interlude: COE@40 Episode 1 - The COE's genesis

Episode 9,  Jun 14, 2021, 10:12 AM

In the next three episodes of the COE's podcast, we celebrate the Orchestra's 40th anniversary since its launch concert in 1981. In this episode, we look back at the very beginnings of the COE, how the idea came about, the amazing energy and passion from all those who helped found the ensemble and the incredible challenges that they had to navigate. We hear from many of the founder members as well as James Judd, Peter and Victoria Readman, without whom the COE would not be here today.

In the next three episodes of the COE's podcast, we celebrate the Orchestra's 40th anniversary since its launch concert in 1981. In this episode, Simon Mundy interviews James Judd, Dougie Boyd, Will Conway, Marieke Blankestijn, Enno Senft, Elizabeth Wexler, Peter and Victoria Readman and Richard Hosford about the very beginnings of the Orchestra.