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London | 03/09/2009 - 12/09/2009 BBC Proms 2009

115th Edition of the annual Promenade Concert, presenting the widest possible range of music, performed to the highest standards, to large audiences. This years programme includes performers such as Martha Argerich; Daniel Barenboim; Joshua Bell; Riccardo Chailly; Isabelle Faust; Valery Gergiev; Bernard Haitink; Stephen Hough; Gidon Kremer; Katia & Maria Labeque; Paul Meyer; Michael Nyman; Julian Rachlin; Andreas Scholl and Dawn Upshaw. The first Proms concert in London took place on 10 August 1895 and was the brainchild of the impresario Robert Newman, manager of the newly built Queen's Hall in London. While Newman had previously organised symphony orchestra concerts at the hall, his aim was to reach a wider audience by offering more popular programmes, adopting a less formal promenade arrangement, and keeping ticket prices low.
Category: Festivals
End: 12/09/2009
Location: London, Royal Albert Hall
Phone:44-845-401 5040
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