11 November 2010 12:00 AM
28 October 2010 12:00 AM
The proposed £100m outpost of the Royal Opera House (ROH) in Manchester is among a swathe of arts projects that have been shelved because of the arts-funding cuts announced earlier this week.
12 October 2010 12:00 AM
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06 August 2010 12:24 PM
Viewers tuning in to The Last Night Of The Proms could be left watching "dark screens" if proposed strike action goes ahead, a union said today.
05 August 2010 11:30 AM
Mikhail Pletnev - the renowned Russian pianist and conductor accused of raping a boy - has pulled out of his BBC Proms performance.
16 July 2010 12:00 AM
09 July 2010 12:00 AM
A famed Russian pianist and conductor who is accused of raping a teenage boy in a Thai resort has been allowed to leave the country and prepare for a forthcoming concert appearance.
15 June 2010 12:00 AM
An aria by Henry Purcell has beaten more famous pieces to be voted the nation's favourite. "When I Am Laid In Earth", from Dido And Aeneas, Purcell's only fully sung stage work and one of the earliest English operas, beat pieces from Mozart, Wagner and Puccini in a poll for BBC Radio 3.
14 June 2010 12:21 PM
England today triumphed over greats from Germany, Italy and the rest of the world - in a search for the nation's favourite aria.
26 May 2010 12:00 AM
The reopening of one of the world's leading opera houses helped to kick off Argentina's 200th birthday celebrations on Monday, as the curtain was raised at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires for the first time in almost four years.
20 May 2010 12:00 AM
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29 April 2010 12:00 AM
Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli and Canadian rocker Bryan Adams have been lined up to perform in a swansong concert for the football World Cup in South Africa, organisers said on Thursday.
The portrait joins the gallery's collection of former Prime Ministers
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