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In good company with Gilbert and Sullivan | Letter
Letter: Charles Mackerras and Carlos Kleiber were fans too, writes Chris Crowcroft

Letters

03, Nov, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Alastair Putt obituary
Other lives: Composer, singer and guitarist whose works were performed widely, including at the BBC Proms

Matthew Kaner

05, Oct, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Move to cut Last Night of the Proms after royal death ‘was difficult’ – BBC boss
Tim Davie also tells Royal Television Society’s London conference BBC is considering cuts

Mark Sweney Media business correspondent

27, Sep, 2022 @3:09 PM

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Blake, Barnes and a different patriotism | Letters
Letter: Blake’s words are now wrapped in the flag, writes John Nash

Letters

11, Sep, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Prom 66: BBCSO/Canellakis review – Jolas puts her tongue in her cheek
Betsy Jolas’s bTunes is a witty ode to our attention-sapping times, while Karina Canellakis commanded Mahler’s First Symphony with an expressive and sharply etched performance

Andrew Clements

06, Sep, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Anti-empire, anti-fascist, pro-suffragist: the stunning secret life of Proms staple Jerusalem
Why is Jerusalem lumped in with the jingoism of Last Night of the Proms? William Blake wrote a heretical, anti-establishment anthem that was later gifted to the suffragists and used to rouse fighters in the Spanish civil war

Jason Whittaker

05, Sep, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Proms & ENO: Glass Handel review – arias meet beatboxing in a creative but baffling cacophony
Anthony Roth Costanzo’s neon-lit ‘operatic experience’ brought together Handel and Philip Glass plus dancers, a painter … and films of erotic puddings

Flora Willson

05, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Prom 62: Berlin Philharmonic/Petrenko review – sinister magic marks a concert of startling brilliance
Petrenko proved his mastery of Mahler’s Seventh yet again as he brought out its lurking ambiguity in a performance that hovered between dream and nightmare

Tim Ashley

04, Sep, 2022 @12:02 PM

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason: ‘There was a time when I played in the bathroom’
Ahead of his appearance at the Last Night of the Proms, the cellist talks about growing up in a house full of musicians, and his love of Tupac and Arsenal

Fiona Maddocks

04, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The week in classical: The Dream of Gerontius, Bach’s Mass in B minor and Nathan Laube at the Proms
Jamie Barton and Allan Clayton lead a dream Gerontius in a week of choral epics at the Proms. Elsewhere, deep listening and silence…

Fiona Maddocks

03, Sep, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Prom 52: Finnish Radio SO/Collon review – The Lark Ascending as elegy rather than rural idyll
The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and violinist Pekka Kuusisto were efficient but ultimately underwhelming

Andrew Clements

28, Aug, 2022 @10:53 AM

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The week in classical: Australian World Orchestra/Mehta; Harrison Birtwistle Day – review
A lifetime’s experience tells as Zubin Mehta graces the Proms along with Australia’s finest, while a stellar tag team of friends and colleagues pay tribute to Harrison Birtwistle

Fiona Maddocks

27, Aug, 2022 @11:30 AM

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