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Question 1: Series of British film music, the music of ________, and Stokowski's Bach transcriptions have been featured, all on the Chandos label.
George GeorgescuGeorge EnescuConstantin SilvestriRomania

Question 2: The orchestra also had a long-standing relationship with Sir ________.
Daniel BarenboimPierre BoulezRafael KubelíkGeorg Solti

Question 3: The orchestra was part-funded by the British Broadcasting Company (precursor of the ________), and re-named the Northern Wireless Orchestra in 1926.
Norwegian Broadcasting CorporationRaidió Teilifís ÉireannTG4BBC

Question 4: The BBC Philharmonic is a professional broadcasting symphony orchestra based in Manchester, ________.
ScotlandEnglandUnited KingdomWales

Question 5: When the BBC Symphony Orchestra was established in ________ in 1930, the new Corporation cut its regional orchestras' funding.

Question 6: Anecdotally, the 'BBC Phil' is known as the most adventurous of the ________ orchestras, and has a younger demographic of players.
BBCNorwegian Broadcasting CorporationTG4Raidió Teilifís Éireann

Question 7: It gave the first broadcast performances of many famous English works, including Elgar's ________ and Enigma Variations and Holst's The Planets.
The Dream of GerontiusOrchestraEdward ElgarMalcolm Sargent

Question 8: Since 1991, the orchestra has appointed a British composer/conductor - ________ held the post until 2000, before being succeeded by James MacMillan.
Taverner (opera)Malcolm WilliamsonThe PromsPeter Maxwell Davies

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