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promenade concert

noun

  • (British English) [formal] prom 3
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    • At 10, she played at the World Harp Congress in Paris, and at 11 she became the youngest member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain to perform in a BBC promenade concert at Royal Albert Hall.
    • Heathrow Air traffic controllers altered the approach run to coincide with the beginning of a promenade concert at Chiswick House.
    • These were copied from the promenade concerts and waltz nights of Johann Strauss, who was performing three times a night in Vienna by 1830 and then toured Europe.

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