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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
12-Jul-11 - 06:50 PM
Thread Name: BBC Proms
Subject: BBC Proms
BBC to include world and folk music in the 2011 Proms!

Wednesday 27 July 2011
Prom 17: World Routes Academy 10.00pm, Royal Albert Hall
The latest graduate of BBC Radio 3's World Routes Academy young veena virtuoso Hari Sivanesan shares an evening with his mentor Aruna Sairam, widely regarded as the leading South Indian female vocalist of her generation.

Tuesday 2 August 2011
Proms Plus Literary: Rudyard Kipling; 5.15pm, Royal College of Music
Great bard of the Empire - or propagandist for imperialism? Rudyard Kipling died 75 years ago. Kipling specialist Daniel Karlin and historian and political activist Tariq Ali discuss the writer whose reputation has divided readers over the past hundred years. Rana Mitter hosts.
Listen to an edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during interval of Prom 24

Prom 24: Elgar, Grainger & Strauss; 7.00pm, Royal Albert Hall
Tasmin Little, Sir Andrew Davis and the BBC Symphony perform contrasting impressions of Elgar and Grainger and to mark the 50th anniversary of Grainger's death, his In a Nutshell suite receives a first outing at the Proms.
Recorded for showing on BBC4

Prom 25: Grainger; 10.15pm, Royal Albert Hall
Grainger is celebrated in a special Late Night sequence as star Northumbrian smallpiper Kathryn Tickell and friends take a fresh look at the prodigious activities of one of music's great originals.
Recorded for showing on BBC4
Grainger; Green Bushes (9 mins)
Grainger; Molly on the Shore (5 mins)
Grainger; Shepherd's Hey - medley (12 mins)
Grainger; Early One Morning (5 mins)
Grainger; Shallow Brown (8 mins)
Grainger; Scotch Strathspey and Reel (9 mins)
Interspersed with traditional and contemporary folk music, including material which formed the basis for Grainger's arrangements.
June Tabor singer
Wilson Family
BBC Singers (men's voices)
Kathryn Tickell Band
Northern Sinfonia
John Harle conductor

All Proms are live on BBC Radio 3 and available on iPlayer for seven days.