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Prom 14 - Season 2017

A British conductor leading a Scottish orchestra in a night of English music… doesn’t sound too bad 581 more words

Royal Albert Hall

In Search Of The Perfect Recording: Holst's "The Planets"

Finding a favourite classical recording is an arduous, reptetive, divisive, and thoroughly pretentious pastime, but it can be a wonderful journey. It’s not just about sound quality. 765 more words

Review

At the Boar's Head / The Wandering Scholar - Gustav Holst

AT THE BOAR’S HEAD

A musical interlude in one act

The libretto taken from Shakespeare’s King Henry IV

The music, founded on old English melodies, by… 712 more words

Opera

BBC Proms 2017 - John Wilson conducts Holst's The Planets & Vaughan Williams' 9th Symphony

CBSO Youth Chorus (female voices), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, John Wilson (above)

Vaughan Williams Symphony No.9 in E minor (1957)

Holst The Planets, Op.32 (1917) 535 more words

BBC Proms

BBC Proms 2017 - Malcolm Sargent tribute: BBC Symphony Orchestra / Sir Andrew Davis

Beatrice Rana, BBC Symphony OrchestraSir Andrew Davis

arr. Sir Henry Wood The National Anthem

Berlioz Le carnaval romain Overture, Op.9 (1844)

Schumann… 672 more words

BBC Proms

ANTHONY COLLINS, UNSUNG HERO OF THE SILVER SCREEN.

Composer Anthony Collins was born, Anthony Victor Benedictus Collins, in Hastings East Sussex which is located on the South Coast of England, on September 3rd, 1893. 526 more words

Biographical Essays