This week sees the United Kingdom’s largest classical music institution, the BBC Proms, land in town for six very different concerts over four nights at Dubai Opera.
Affectionately known simply as The Proms, the historic event marks only the second time the festival has been exported abroad in its 112-year history, following last year’s BBC Proms Australia, which means while the concept is a beloved household name to Brits, much of the UAE population might be at a loss about what to expect. So let’s bring you up to speed.
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The series has been remarkably successful in its aim of democratising the typically-snobby realm of classical music, while the sheer volume of concerts means there’s space for a far broader-than-typical repertoire to be represented, offering…
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