CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Part of the BBC Proms. Liszt's symphonic poem (he invented the genre) is based on Victor Hugo's poem about the legendary Mazeppa, a nobleman caught in flagrante who is tied to a wild horse which is then driven into the night. Continuing this season's exploration of non-standard concertos, Ailish Tynan tackles a GliÃ¨re rarity unheard at the Proms since the 1980s. By contrast, Rachmaninov's gloriously lyrical Second Symphony has become a firm favourite in recent years. A sense of symphonic unity is provided by its network of thematic cross-references, which also give rise to some of the composer's best tunes. The Adagio is especially famous for its lovely, long-breathed clarinet melody over softly murmuring violins. Finish time: approx. 21:10 Performers Ailish Tynan (soprano). CompanyBournemouth Symphony Orchestra.ConductorKirill Karabits.