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2011-07-26 12:25:00

The works of Liszt, Paganini, Mussorgsky, and Strauss are featured on the traditional concert from Vienna's Schonbrunn Palace Gardens NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distinguished conductor Valery Gergiev leads the third annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night concert to be telecast on Great Performances, Friday, August 19, 2011, at 9:30 p.m.

2008-10-08 12:00:23

THERE are a couple of musical treats coming up at Mugdock Country Park. The popular series of concert nights continues at the Bearsden park on November 28, when the Charlie Kilpatrick Band will present an evening of Scottish music. Then on December 5, Daniel Grimwood will play Franz Liszt.

2008-08-27 15:00:48

THOSE who missed some of the most talked about shows of the festival will be able to catch them again on the radio from this week.

2008-08-17 15:00:18

By NEIL COOPER and MICHAEL TUMELTY Theatre JIDARIYYA, ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE 4/5 NEIL COOPER "ONE day I will become what I want." So begins the defining statement of the man about to enter the hospital ward as he comes to terms with his own mortality in this re-imagining of Mahmoud Darwish's epic lifeand-death poem, itself penned as Darwish recovered from openheart surgery a decade ago.

2008-08-03 00:00:17

By WORDS BY MICHAEL CHURCH Four more classical stars from China Virtuoso pianist or 'flashy' showman? On Friday, millions of people can decide for themselves as Lang Lang performs at the Olympic opening ceremony Love him - or loathe him? I actually quite like Lang Lang, who, as China's pre-eminent classical pianist, is now flamboyantly girdling the globe.

2008-07-14 15:00:34

By Channing Gray No performer at the Newport Music Festival has been more anticipated than Wai Yin Wong, the 15-year-old Chinese piano prodigy who last year took the gold at the Horowitz Competition in Ukraine.

2008-07-12 15:00:17

By Channing Gray The Newport Music Festival, the annual chamber music marathon set in the city's lavish mansions, picked one of its own last night to open season number 40.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.