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BBC Prom 59 ~ Life Story ~ Attenborough

All rainy Sundays should be spent at the Royal Albert Hall listening to David Attenborough present the Life Story Prom 59.

It was so so good, I implore you to listen to it all and I bet you a fiver you can’t hold your shit together for ‘Elephants’; the score composed by Gold to play alongside a herd… 35 more words


My first BBC Proms and diversity in Classical Music

Growing up American, Prom night has a very distinct meaning. It was the one day 17 and 18 year olds got dressed up in their finest evening attire and took a limo ride with all their friends to the biggest school dance of the year. 1,211 more words

American In London

The Summer of 2016

This summer so far has been fairly manic. But in the midst of the chaos I have been able to see and experience some incredible music, and had the joy of visiting three different festivals to do so. 575 more words


Embrace those opportunities that don't come around often... (An evening spent at the BBC Proms) 🌟

How many opportunities have popped up in your life recently? How many of those opportunities have you embraced with open arms? How many did you turn down? 785 more words


The Terrible Guest

Friday is #writingcamp but I decided to write a poem not related to anything we had to write about today. I didn’t really rate my efforts even though I wrote about a microwave in love with a washing machine and “home is where the heart is”. 83 more words

Barenboim at the Proms

this evening (friday 21st), 7.30-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (freeview channel 9) (tv repeat of tuesday’s live prom on bbc radio 3, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b065xgvq and http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b066vvgt… 27 more words

Prom 39: The Abduction from the Seraglio

Prom 39: The Abduction from the Seraglio
Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Royal Albert Hall, 14 August 2015

The annual visit to the Proms of one of the current series of Glyndebourne Festival Opera productions is always a highlight. 1,136 more words

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