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British to celebrate Games with music

Updated: February 23, 2012, 1:34 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Britain may not dominate the podium at the 2012 Olympics, but it will rule the closing ceremony -- an all-British spectacular celebrating the country's mus3ic "from Elgar to Adele."

Organizers announced Thursday that the ceremony theme will be "A Symphony of British Music," and will include established and up-and-coming artists performing a jukebox-full of iconic British songs.

"It is, in a sense, the soundtrack of our lives," said film and theater director Stephen Daldry, ...

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