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    From the archive: how to annoy a great composer


    In an extract from his memoirs, published in The Strad, January 1914, orchestral violinist William Quirke recalls Richard Wagner's arrival in London in 1877 for a series of concerts of his own work

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    BBC to cut Nigel Kennedy 'apartheid' statement


    The BBC has confirmed it will remove a statement made last week by violinist Nigel Kennedy at a Proms concert for its TV broadcast on 23 August. The statement, made from the stage of the Royal Albert Hall, came at the end of a concert by Kennedy and ...