Mammoth concert grand piano unveiled to public in Latvia
03 August 2019 | 2:39 pm
A concert grand piano believed to be the largest in the world has gone on display. Pianists have to climb a steep flight of stairs to play it, but the experience may be well worth the trouble, its inventor says.
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13 Dec 2019
Madonna riled up her audience during a concert in Philadelphia on Tuesday, by finishing off a monologue about history and freedoms with "I say, impeach Donald Trump".
24 Apr 2020
Members of Qatar's philharmonic orchestra perform from their balconies one last time before Ramadan in Qatar's Qanat Quartier, a part of Doha's man-made Pearl island. The musicians had made it a weekly tradition to perform outside since the orchestra was forced to stop its regular concert series due to the measures put in place by the authorities to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country.
23 Jun 2020
After a three-month long closure, the opera house in Barcelona, El Liceu, reopens with its first concert... for 2,292 plants. The initiative, an idea of Spanish artist Eugenio Ampudia, looks to examine our relationship with nature and the impact the lockdown has had on public spaces.
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6 Aug 2020
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23 Oct 2020
The bagad of Lann Bihoue, a traditional Breton music group from the French Navy, performs an unprecedented concert in front of the Giza Pyramids necropolis on the southwestern outskirts of the Egyptian capital Cairo during its only outing abroad in 2020 due to the coronavirus. The band composed of about 30 musicians arrived in Egypt for the commemoration of the battle of El-Alamein (October-November 1942), near Alexandria (north).
25 Dec 2020
Members of the Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra perform a concert for pets and their humans in support of animal rights and to raise awareness of the impact on animals of fireworks, which are a popular Christmas and New Year tradition in Colombia.
31 Dec 2020
French DJ David Guetta has "a message of hope" and remains upbeat as he talks about livestreaming a New Year concert, the profits from which will go to Unicef and the French 'Restos du Coeur' charity.
9 Jan 2021
The Policlinico Tor Vergata hospital in Rome organises a concert along its corridors to provide some comfort to its health staff, as the number of coronavirus patients surges.
29 Mar 2021
A concert by the band Love of Lesbians was held with an audience of 5,000 to test whether such an event can be held with strict hygiene measures. Audience members were screened before attending at three testing centers.
28 Apr 2021
A trial concert in Barcelona testing infection risk at mass events proved successful after only six people out of 5,000 reported testing positive for Covid-19 afterwards. Ahead of the show, everyone underwent mass screening and antigen tests. There were no mass tests afterwards, but 15 days later only six people had reported testing positive for Covid-19. of the Covid concert trial held on March 27 in Barcelona
5 May 2021
After a six-month state of emergency due to a wave of Covid-19 infections that caused 300 deaths a day, Portugal has begun the fourth and last stage of its deconfinement plan with a test concert attended by 400 spectators in the northwestern city of Braga. People attending the socially-distanced open-air concert underwent rapid antigen tests upon arrival and were asked to wear masks.
7 May 2021
Britain's Prince Harry joined pop royalty including Jennifer Lopez at a star-studded concert in Los Angeles Sunday to urge faster and more even global vaccinations. "Vax Live: The Concert To Reunite The World" featured video messages from the pope and President Joe Biden. The show will air on television and YouTube on May 8, after being pre-taped in front of thousands of fully vaccinated spectators at a vast California stadium Sunday.
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