Alex Woolf

Composer

Awards for The NHS Symphony

The NHS Symphony, commissioned by BBC Radio Documentaries for BBC Radio 3, has this week received awards at the Prix Europa and at the Audio and Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS).

At the Prix Europa, held in Berlin, it received Special Commendation for Best European Radio Documentary, in a field of 29 entries from 20 countries.

At the ARIAS, held in Leeds, it received the Silver Award for Best Factual Storytelling.

Alex worked with producer Laurence Grissell to create The NHS Symphony, a portrait of the NHS at 70 in sound and music. Alex’s music was recorded at BBC New Broadcasting House by singers from the Bach Choir, NHS Lewisham & Greenwich Choir and Barts Choir.

Listen to the NHS Symphony on iPlayer here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b86s0j

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