An Interview with Chloé van Soeterstède

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Chloé van Soeterstède completed her conducting studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2017. Since then she has conducted the Orchestre National de Lille, Besançon “Victor Hugo” Orchestra, European Union Youth Orchestra, North Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata and Aurora Orchestra and this year she will be making her debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

We caught up with Chloé in between her busy touring schedule to ask her about what audiences can expect from her performances

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Young people driving vinyl renaissance says RPO YouGov report

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It may be premature to write the obituary for physical music. New research reveals that just as we arrive at the tipping point where music streaming is set to overtake CDs, younger music lovers are leading the revival of vinyl and returning to live concerts to nurture their musical tastes and interests.

A new study by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) asked a nationally representative sample of 2,095 adults how they chose to access music to build up their collection. Nationally, the CD remained marginally more popular than streaming sites, although the research findings were stark by age group. People over the age of 45 maintained a strong fondness for the CD format whilst, for younger age groups, streaming was at least as twice as popular.

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RPO Extra podcast is now live

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RPO Extra is a podcast series performed and curated by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra offering insights into the people behind the music, information about upcoming concerts, and excerpts from the RPO's extensive back catalogue.

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RPO Resound In Action in Kuwait

In April 2019, the RPO became the second ever British orchestra to visit Kuwait, performing three concerts at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center in Kuwait City, and marking 120 years of friendship between the two countries. Alongside these concerts, RPO Resound teamed up with the British Council to run a series of opportunities bringing local students together with RPO musicians to create music, receive coaching and attend open rehearsals.

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