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2014-05-15 23:08:21

Beauty Bus Foundation and No Worries Now Turn to YouveGotFunds.com to Raise Funds and make Prom a Night to Remember. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014

2008-10-10 00:00:24

By PHILIP R BUTTALL Classical Music Writer BRUCH'S Violin Concerto is a wonderfully romantic creation, and is virtually guaranteed to raise the blood pressure during its most passionate moments.

2008-09-09 18:00:19

By Tim Lewis THE controversial judge on the BBC reality show Maestro has revealed he does not want to become the next Simon Cowell. Millions of viewers have Watched tough-talking Dominic Seldis deliver his often harsh verdicts on the celebrity contestants learning to become conductors.

2008-09-06 18:00:16

By Len Robinson Gabalfa WHEN I read Peter Collins' view of the BBC competition Last Choir Standing, I wondered whether he was born with a bad attitude or whether he cultivated it as he grew up (Echo, August 23). He says that as he writes, he is listening to Bach's Mass in B Minor.

2008-09-05 00:00:16

Former Blur bassist Alex James's dream to be a conductor has been dashed. The pop star turned cheese maker, from near Stow-on- the-Wold, had been taking part in BBC2 show Maestro but was voted out on Tuesday night.

2008-09-05 00:00:16

I'm A great fan of Gloucestershire composer Ralph Vaughan Williams' music and I am enjoying the celebrations of his music at the Proms at present, in tribute to the 50th anniversary of his death. There is something special about English composers which sends a tingle down the spine.

2008-08-28 00:00:26

By EDWARD SECKERSON PROM 54: BBC SO / DAVIS Royal Albert Hall LONDON **** Fifty years to the day since the death of Ralph Vaughan Williams, it was only fitting that this Prom should be for him alone.

2008-08-21 18:00:35

By LIZA WILLIAMS GROUNDBREAKING music festival the Electric Proms is coming to Liverpool this autumn - the first time the event has ventured outside London. The city will co-host a line up of top stars from October 22 to 26, with gigs that aim to create a new musical experience.

2008-08-20 00:00:27

By LIZ PHILLIPS Patriotic songs rang around Brixham harbourside as the town band and Orpheus choir joined forces to recreate the Albert Hall atmosphere of The Proms.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.