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Here's a pick of top big-name events at the world's largest music festival
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Symphonies, concertos, musicals, operas, family fun ... there's something for everyone at the BBC Proms. Here's our pick:
When a traveller from another world arrives on Earth, its classical music helps her find her way – and guides her home
Summer music starts with Opera Holland Park's four striking productions, beginning with Verdi's great La Traviata
The world's most feted tenor visits London for an 11-day residency
Bellini's masterpiece is joined by new productions of Cosi fan tutte, Der Rosenkavalier, and Die Meistersinger
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II fizzes and waltzes at Opera Holland Park through July and August
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Opera Holland Park celebrates its 21st season with Puccini, Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Strauss and Mascagni, creating a country house atmosphere in the heart of the capital
Two of the music world's foremost figures are joined by six musicians for a ranging, diverse recital