The London Gay Symphony Orchestra has been selected by the BBC to take part in its Great Orchestra Challenge.

CREDIT: © Justin David

 

The London Gay Symphony Orchestra are set to take up their instruments in a battle to become the greatest Orchestra in the BBC’s nationwide search that captures the spirit of amateur music-making.

The four-part series will air on BBC Radio 4 at the end of August and will be hosted by BBC Radio 3’s Katie Derham. I

n each week’s episode, the orchestras will present a performance to be judged by renowned conductor Paul Daniel and the winning orchestra will perform at BBC Proms in the Park!

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A spokesperson for the London Gay Symphony Orchestra, which turns 21 next year said the players were “excited” by the news.