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BBC Proms 2011: The Briefing | reviews, news & interviews

BBC Proms 2011: The Briefing

BBC Proms 2011: The Briefing

Mouth-watering prospectus promises both youth and choral blockbusters

In 2010, the prospectus didn't excite but the concerts turned out better than ever. "Let's hope it's not the other way round this year," commented Proms Director and Radio 3 Controller Roger Wright on Thursday afternoon as we milled around with our tea and biscuits under the eaves of the Royal College following a very jolly press briefing.  For what's on offer looks, this time, very promising indeed, to me at any rate. (See theartsdesk's full listings.}
The ultimate Albert Hall blockbuster this year is Havergal Brian's "Gothic" Symphony - this is indeed where the colosseum of Albertopolis comes into its own

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