- BBC suspends closure of UK's only full-time professional chamber choir after public outcry.
- Decision to axe BBC Singers had been part of wider cuts to classical music funding.
- BBC exploring alternative funding options, including commercial sponsorship or ownership transfer.
- BBC Singers will perform at the BBC Proms this summer.
- BBC still plans to press ahead with broader cuts to classical music funding.
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BBC suspends closure of world-renowned chamber choir
BBC announces suspension of its decision to close the world-renowned BBC Singers, the UK's only full-time professional chamber choir, following public outcry and pledges of third-party funding.