Royal Albert Hall

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The Proms season has begun, which means there’s just one place to place to be for a summer of classical music in London. Continue reading

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Elgar’s University days

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As a music student at the University of Birmingham, it was often mentioned that Edward Elgar was our very first Professor of Music. What is usually left out is that there weren’t actually any music students at the time, and Elgar’s only required duties were to give 6 public lectures a year for a salary of £400.  Continue reading