Tag: classical music

Described by the Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek as “the world’s largest and most democratic musical festival”, the Proms is a yearly eight-week treat for music lovers in the UK and around the world.  Starting in July, concerts and other music events take place throughout the summer months, organised and broadcast by the BBC. Since the first festival was organised in 1895 it has grown to become…

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March 8th – Hector Berlioz, French Romantic composer- 150 years since death Hector Berloiz was a French Romantic composer, considered one of the greatest composers of the 19th century. Berloiz was fascinated by music as a child and with little formal training, successfully became a player of the flute and guitar. It was uncommon at the time for a composer to not have expert instrumental…

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