Other than three minutes worth of Elgar’s “Nimrod”, Prom 10 was not a concert of showstoppers. Instead, much of the evening was about creating a sense of intimacy – no easy task given the enormity of the Royal Albert Hall. 35 more words
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Inside the starkly functional confines of the Russian space laboratory, the three men sat in nervous silence, waiting for the project leader to speak. 2,781 more words