28 August 2014 08:50 PM
28 August 2014 05:40 PM
Superb and bewitching
26 August 2014 07:18 PM
Award-winning cellist Rachael Lander’s career was almost destroyed by the alcohol she drank to fight stage fright. Now she’s playing with Elbow and Ellie Goulding
24 August 2014 02:28 PM
Swedish soprano Nina Stemme tells Jessica Duchen that playing the tragic Salome is one of her biggest challenges yet
24 August 2014 12:00 AM
Somewhere along the line, classical music has been appropriated A guy walks on in a monkey suit and perpetuates the "amazing scowling genius shrouded in my own artistry" thing. Instead, why not introduce this guy Bach, who was surrounded by death – 11 of his children died in infancy, and then the love of his life dies – then play a piece he wrote in her memory. People will get more from it than by reading an Oxford don's programme notes.
21 August 2014 09:37 AM
The symbolism of Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra has never been more potent or necessary
Prom 41/Prom 42, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: 'From quietly devastating to outright heartbreak'
18 August 2014 11:39 AM
Frederick Kelly's Elegy for Strings really hits the mark
17 August 2014 12:00 AM
15 August 2014 05:22 PM
Musical responses to conflict recurred throughout the evening
13 August 2014 02:02 PM
Can what is gained in intimacy ever make up for what is lost in scope?
11 August 2014 12:42 PM
None of the directorial liberties are at the expense of the music
Prom 29: Grosvenor, Goode, BBC Philarmonic Orchestra, Noseda, Royal Albert Hall, London: Benjamin Grosvenor's artistry keeps on growing
09 August 2014 04:36 PM
'An altogether fascinating Prom'
08 August 2014 03:24 PM
Performed in a multi-storey car park in Peckham
06 August 2014 09:30 AM
In death John Tavener casts a long shadow: the hall was impressively full for the premiere of his posthumous Requiem Fragments given by the Tallis Scholars under Peter Phillips, the Heath Quartet, trombonists Barry Clements and Roger Harvey, and soprano Carolyn Sampson.
04 August 2014 03:24 PM
The vibrant singing of the youthful Erebus Ensemble made the evening
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- 2 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 3 Daily Show's Jon Stewart destroys Fox News for its Ferguson coverage
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 Botched ice bucket challenge leaves man critically injured after plane drops hundreds of gallons of water
Great British Bake Off 2014: Diana Beard quits due to illness
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Homer Simpson takes the ALS ice bucket challenge because of course he does
Friends reunion: Jennifer Anniston, Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox perform mini sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Great British Bake Off embroiled in Baked Alaska 'sabotage' scandal
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Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
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