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London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announces New Principal Cellist

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London has today announced the appointment of 38-year-old English cellist Richard Harwood as its new principal cellist. A graduate of the...

English Composer Sir William Walton was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

English composer Sir William Walton was born on this day in 1902 – 116 years ago. His signature works include ‘Façade’, the cantata ‘Belshazzar's Feast’,...

English Viola Virtuoso Lionel Tertis Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

English viola virtuoso Lionel Tertis died on this day in 1975 – aged 98. He is remembered as one of the most eminent violists of...

Proms Founder Sir Henry Joseph Wood was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

English conductor Sir Henry Joseph Wood was born on this day in 1869. Dying in 1944, he is remembered in history as the founder...

English Violist Lionel Tertis Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

British viola virtuoso, Lionel Tertis was born on this day in 1876 - 139 years ago. Dying in 1975, he is remembered as one of...