Festival, Music

Festival, Music

Fierceness (See SAVAGERY.)
Bayreuth
since 1876, international center for Wagner’s operas. [Opera Hist.: Thompson, 165]
Berkshire Music Festival
(Tanglewood) summer home of Boston Symphony since 1934. [Music Hist.: Thompson, 202–203]
Edinburgh Festival
internationally famous arts celebration since 1947. [Music Hist.: Thompson, 617]
Eisteddfod
ancient congress of bards, still held annually in Wales. [Music Hist.: Benét, 305]
Festival of the Two Worlds
(Spoleto Festival) founded in 1958 by Gian-Carlo Menotti and held annually in Spoleto, Italy. [Music Hist.: NCE, 2599]
Glyndebourne Festivals
annual operatic events held in Sussex, England since 1934. [Music Hist.: NCE, 1097]
Newport Jazz Festival
annual summer jazz celebration. [Am. Mus.: NCE, 1927]
Woodstock
300,000 rock music fans attended this festival held near Bethel, N.Y. (August 16, 1969). [Am. Music Hist.: EB, X: 741]
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During the festival, music lovers got the chance to enjoy spectacular concerts of Student Symphony Orchestra of the Baku Music Academy, Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra, Azerbaijan State Chamber Orchestra, Virtuosos of Kiev symphonic orchestra, Cello Extravaganza ensemble, Oksana Yablonskaya and Friends ensemble, as well as national mugham singers accompanied by ensembles Naz Nazi, Clarte Clarinet quartet and Turkish Miraculum trio.
While foodies have a chance to experience many leading and burgeoning traditional/ contemporary restaurants and caterers, home chefs, food stalls and more at festival, music fans will get to see a huge variety of artists, including Pakistan's longest running music group, Strings.
Apart from his many solo releases and various collaborations, he is also the founder of the independent record label Louvana Records and the artistic director of Fengaros Music Festival, Music Village Fengaros and Lefkosia Loop Festival.
Since winning in 2012, Rusty Shackle have gone on to tour Europe & the USA, playing gigs at Glastonbury Festival, Music City Roots in Nashville, and Wakarusa Festival in Arkansas.
From flocking to see giants The Police and U2 at Gatshead International Stadium in 1982, to lounging on the grass watching local groups at the Jesmond Festival, music fans here have long been ready to rock out.
He told the Bahrain News Agency that the Eidh Al Adha festival celebrations were the build-up to the festival, Music of the World, that will be held from October 9 to 14.
During the festival, music included Bedouin bands from the Sinai desert and Nubian rhythms of Upper Egypt to musicians from as far away as Norway.
The conference includes a seminar on Kannada language, literature and culture, poets' meet, women festival, music, dances, drama and other cultural programmes and book exhibition.
The nostalgia festival, which attracts visitors from across the UK, promises military re-enactors, a fly-past, real ale festival, music and crowds of villagers and guests dressed in period costumes.
In the sidelines of the 52nd International Bursa Festival, music lovers listened one of the most amazing Bregovic concert.
Between them Sea Odyssey, the Olympic Torch Relay, Mathew Street Festival, Music On The Waterfront and the Tall Ships regatta also attracted an estimated 1.199 million people out on to the city's streets.