Tag Archives: Promenade concerts

Last night of the Proms

I was away without access to the internet last week, and so missed the Last Night of the Proms, and much of the furore that had erupted over the last couple of weeks around the Will we / won’t we … Continue reading

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Proms, Hans Keller, and, Beethoven 250

Two for the price of one this week we’re delighted to say. It will come as no surprise for Hans Keller fans out there to learn that he wrote many programme notes for Proms concerts – primarily during the 1960s … Continue reading

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Dedicated follower of fashion? Part I

Followers of MusiCB3 on social media – Facebook and Twitter – will know that we’ve been suggesting some Proms listening throughout what should have been the 2020 season, by dipping into the Proms Archive, with a daily work that would … Continue reading

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At the Proms with Hans Keller: 24 July 1962

Welcome to this evening’s Prom dear readers. We here at MusiCB3 thought we might offer you an alternative to that on offer from the esteemed BBC’s Proms Archive this evening and give you instead the one which took place on … Continue reading

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Wood at the Proms

2019 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sir Henry Wood. The British conductor’s name is inextricably linked with that of the Proms – probably the most famous music festival in the world. Although there had been promenade concerts … Continue reading

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