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2014/09/02 12:56
2014/09/02 12:56
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Maghull Town Council is planning to bring an annual Proms in the Park event to the town, with the installation of a new bandstand and public performance space on the King George V playing fields. As...
2014/09/02 12:56
2014/09/02 12:56
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2014/09/02 10:37
2014/09/02 10:37
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And Christine Goerke’s performance in the title role was no less powerful in this minimally-staged event than it was in Covent Garden’s fully-staged version last year. Her huge sound had a dark...
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2014/09/02 07:41
2014/09/02 07:41
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THOUSANDS of visitors headed to Rhyl seafront to soak up “spectacular” displays at the town’s annual Air Show. The aviation extravaganza saw about 140,000 visitors flock to the area over the weekend...
2014/09/02 01:15
2014/09/02 01:15
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It has taken 15 months, but Stephen Hough is finally giving Bangkok an encore. Rather, the great British pianist is giving a dozen-odd encores after his triumphant performance of the Rachmaninoff and...
2014/09/01 22:21
2014/09/01 22:21
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One's getting so fed up of selfies! Queen admits she finds fans taking photos on their mobiles 'strange' (but what about Harry's photo-bombing?) Sovereign shared feelings with US Ambassador to the UK...
2014/09/01 12:19
2014/09/01 12:19
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Oldhamers can find out more about the borough's top landmarks this month thanks to the Heritage Open Days. A host of places are taking place in the annual scheme and, to help you decide which ones to...
2014/09/01 11:13
2014/09/01 11:13
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This was an undoubted highlight of the Proms season: Strauss’s Salome and Elektra on successive nights — an event keenly awaited by those of us who relish the challenges, musical and psychological, of...
2014/09/01 04:26
2014/09/01 04:26
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Recently, while moving my CD collection to new shelving, I struggled with feelings of obsolescence and futility. Why bother with space-devouring, planet-harming plastic objects when so much music can...
2014/09/01 03:09
2014/09/01 03:09
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The new piece, Christian Celeste. results from work with Dr Matthew Cheung Salisbury on the Hawick Missal Fragment, a medieval book found in 2009 of the texts and chants from a mass, although a more...
2014/08/31 20:12
2014/08/31 20:12
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She might not be the well-known name many were expecting, but businesswoman Rona Fairhead, a former boss of the Financial Times, has been unveiled as the government's choice to be the first female...
2014/08/31 17:09
2014/08/31 17:09
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Monday, September 1 Return To Betjemanland 9pm, BBC Four Tea, biscuits and this, you will find, is just the ticket. Presented by his biographer, AN Wilson, this is a 100% charming guide to the life...
2014/08/31 16:37
2014/08/31 16:37
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Each of the three works he had chosen for the London Sinfonietta under Sian Edwards to play at this Proms matinee had that super-bright mercuriality which characterises his music at its best. First...
2014/08/31 12:20
2014/08/31 12:20
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Professional magician Andy Dallas, who has escaped from water coffins and body bags, is now attempting his latest feat: extricating himself from his costume and magic business. Dallas is turning over...
2014/08/31 10:09
2014/08/31 10:09
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The cast, orchestra and conductor had been imported from the Deutsche Oper Berlin. A slight disappointment was Samuel Youn’s Jokanaan – too relentlessly granitic (apart from one appalling crack) to...
2014/08/31 08:26
2014/08/31 08:26
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DANCERS from Clacton are taking part inastage spectacular at one of the most famous venues in theworld. Big-name stars Darcey Bussell, Wayne Sleepand and former PussycatDoll Kimberly Wyatt will see...
2014/08/31 06:42
2014/08/31 06:42
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You're bringing your orchestra, the world-leading Berlin Philharmonic, to the Royal Albert Hall this week for two Proms: first Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances and Stravinsky's Firebird, then Bach's St...
2014/08/30 23:51
2014/08/30 23:51
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Big School review: It's a no comedy situation AS the children go back to school, the new season starts on the telly and one comedy last week mixed all three; Big School (BBC1, Friday) was back for a...
2014/08/30 23:37
2014/08/30 23:37
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When booking opened in May for this year’s BBC Proms, one of the first performances to sell out was that of a work that remained unplayed for nearly a century and that even its composer heard probably...
2014/08/29 16:42
2014/08/29 16:42
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Beethoven rarely comments on his work these days. Chopin is also frustratingly silent. To talk to them about playing their music would be fascinating (and absurdly intimidating) and it is tantalising...
2014/08/29 11:37
2014/08/29 11:37
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Its origins lie in ancient imperial China, with the Japanese sho being a close relation; until recently it’s functioned as an ensemble instrument, but Unsuk Chin’s Su – being a symphonic concerto for...
2014/09/02 12:56
2014/09/02 12:56
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