Concerto for hairies and orchestra
School pupils are set to be taught a science lesson live on Facebook from the Royal Albert Hall.
“We don’t do encores... If you want an encore then this is the last song, if you don’t, this is the second to last.” At a time when encores at gigs have become almost mandatory, and therefore meaningless, Laura Marling’s approach to them is refreshingly unconventional.
... and he reserved a blessing for our own Jonathan Brown at the start of his British visit
Kate Winslet signed autographs as she walked the red carpet at the re-launch of the film that made her a star.
As austerity bites, the temples of culture will have to change and be at the centre of communities, says Nicholas Kenyon
As austerity bites, the temples of culture will have to change, says Nicholas Kenyon
A surefooted heroine should appeal to a modern audience, but this Italian reality show falls flat
Michelle McDowell has just been named Veuve Clicquot businesswoman of the year. Trouble is, for many of her predecessors it was a poisoned chalice
If Tommy was made of bricks and mortar it would be Grade I listed by now. The tale of the deaf, dumb and blind kid with messianic tendencies is heritage rock, as safely establishment as the Albert Hall itself.
Roger Daltrey is performing The Who's 1969 hit rock opera Tommy at the Royal Albert Hall next week, in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.
Sam Roberts, with a six-word text, summed up the feelings of i readers up and down the country.
What a powerful trio – music, silence and ear-splitting applause
Welcome return for a great Dane
While the queues for Sunday morning's Doctor Who Prom snaked, as usual, past the Royal Albert Hall, once inside it was clear that this was no ordinary Prom audience. There were tweed jackets and velvet bowties galore, and the arena was filled with children clutching cardboard cut-outs of Daleks and pointing at the Tardis, which had somehow landed on stage next to the old bust of Henry Wood.
Big is beautiful as the Proms set sail on a wave of grandeur from Mahler, Wagner and Verdi