BBC Concert Orchestra
The BBC Concert Orchestra, one of the UK’s most versatile ensembles, are based at Watford Colosseum and their mission is to bring inspiring musical experiences to everyone, everywhere.
You can hear them perform on the world’s longest-running live music programme, BBC Radio 2’s Friday Night is Music Night, most weeks. Its old school radio made live with audiences who love its mix of stars, new talent and the big occasion.
Here are just a few of the Friday Night is Music Night performances that have been hosted at Watford Colosseum:
- Friday Night Is Music Night presents Aliens, Sharks and Spies – the sizzling blockbusters of the 70s prsented by Mark Kermode
- Friday Night Is Music Night present The Swashbucklers!, presented by Michael Praed (picture below)
- Friday Night is Music Night presents Happy Birthday John Williams, presented by Ken Bruce
- Friday Night is Music Night presents You Should Be Dancing, presented by Ken Bruce
- Friday Night is Music Night presents Friday Night is Gilbert and Sullivan Night, presented by Ken Bruce
- Friday Night is Music Night presents Top That, presented by Anton Du Beke with Guest Appearance from Lee Mead
- Friday Night Is Music Night presents Wickedly Good, a live concert starring Kerry Ellis. With special guests Brian May (Queen); Ramin Karimloo (Phantom of the Opera) and Jonathan Ansell (G4)
- Friday Night Is Music Night presents A Salute to The Ivor Novello Awards, presented by Paul Gambaccini
- Friday Night Is Music Night presents Come and Sing Broadway (view the picture gallery on BBC Concert Orchestra's website)