Definition of promenade concert in English:

promenade concert

noun

British
  • A concert of classical music at which a part of the audience stands in an area without seating, for which tickets are sold at a reduced price. The most famous series of such concerts is the annual BBC Promenade Concerts (known as the Proms), instituted by Sir Henry Wood in 1895.

    • ‘Heathrow Air traffic controllers altered the approach run to coincide with the beginning of a promenade concert at Chiswick House.’
    • ‘This was the place for promenade concerts, for art galleries and elegant teas, as well as providing Glaswegians with the best in retail therapy.’
    • ‘At 10, she played at the World Harp Congress in Paris, and at 11 she became the youngest member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain to perform in a BBC promenade concert at Royal Albert Hall.’
    • ‘These were copied from the promenade concerts and waltz nights of Johann Strauss, who was performing three times a night in Vienna by 1830 and then toured Europe.’
    musical performance, musical entertainment, show, production, presentation
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Pronunciation

promenade concert