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subscription concert

Syllabification: sub·scrip·tion con·cert

Definition of subscription concert in English:

noun

One of a series of concerts for which tickets are sold mainly in advance.
Example sentences
  • The Wesendoncks were in the audience, as they were again for the next subscription concert, on 17 February, when Wagner conducted Beethoven's Coriolanus Overture and Fifth Symphony.
  • By the late eighteenth century, it was possible to attend the opera or a subscription concert at one of London's several concert halls on every night of the week.
  • The concert, a fitting finale to the Music Society's subscription concert series, will be given in Chipping Campden School Hall, Cider Mill Lane, at 8pm.

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