command performance


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command performance

n
(Theatre) a performance of a play, opera, etc, at the request of a ruler or of royalty
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BRYONY FROST is daring to dream of Gold Cup glory after Frodon gave a command performance in the dress rehearsal for chasing's blue riband at Cheltenham yesterday.
in its dynamic approach, Lagos State which is the tourism rave of the moment came up with a spectacular act at the command performance of the 61st UNWTO meeting held recently in Abuja, as its presentation did not only treat foreigners from 50 African countries and the world to a gala of magnificent display, but also a night of visual storytelling of Nigerian music and entertainment icons with a special rendition on a renowned Afro beat maestro, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
Reviving three performances of Command Performance, a much-beloved radio program broadcast from 1942-49 to the Armed Forces Radio Network, this concert proved a fitting addition to the Oregon Festival of American Music.
When she stood up to give the British number one a standing ovation for his command performance against Robin Haase, little did she know that seconds later she would be the proud owner of a sweaty Murray wristband.
She's always been a cracking mare TURN TO PAGE TWO Southfield can put in a command performance for Ditcheat in RSA Southfield can put in a command performance for Ditcheat in RSA From Front Page Ruby he was under pressure when coming down at the last, leaving Don Cossack clear.
Murray, who admitted to a case of weekend nerves, spent just over two hours in a command performance on Centre court, fulfilling his role of the champion beginning the fortnight of play, dpa reported.
Shaikh Daij affirmed the importance of such exercises in upgrading the command performance and combat competence of the affiliates of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), praising the advanced level of the training and the coordination between the participants.
The choir's allexpenses paid March 1 trip is their latest Royal Command performance having appeared in front of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II since their formation in 1883.
London, May 10 ( ANI ): Sir Paul McCartney's former spokesman Geoff Baker has revealed that the singer once gave a unique royal command performance for a very exclusive audience made up of Diana, Princess of Wales and her two sons.
Rutherford was on the mark again in heat two when ULTRA SUZI STAR put up a similar command performance in leading round and keeping up the gallop to stop the clock in an even quicker 29.12sec.
The Argentine wizard followed his five-goal haul against Leverkusen with another command performance as Barca stayed 10 points behind leaders Real Madrid with a 2-0 win on the road.
He also directed twice on Broadway (The Square: Root of Wonderful and The Glass Menagerie, the latter which gave a command performance at the White House) and in the 1970s earned five Jeff Awards for productions he helmed in Chicago.

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