221 Extinction Rebellion, Staging Shakespeare, Timothee Chalamet in The King, Dancer/choreographer Dada Masilo2019-10-08 18:55:00
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222 The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Economics of Publishing, Ravel's Bolero2019-10-07 19:07:00
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223 Booker Book Group with Chigozie Obioma, RuPaul's Drag Race UK, Kurt Weill's The Silver Lake2019-10-04 18:55:00
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224 Debbie Harry, the Portraits of Gauguin, the best political podcasts2019-10-03 18:52:00
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225 Rupert Goold on his film Judy, Kara Walker reviewed, Booker Book Group with Bernardine Evaristo2019-10-02 18:53:00
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226 The BBC National Short Story Award ceremony2019-10-01 19:07:00
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227 Helen Mirren, Joker, Rona Munro2019-09-30 18:58:00
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228 Poetry and performance from Hull's Contains Strong Language festival2019-09-30 16:14:00
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229 Derek Paravicini, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Booker Book Group with Lucy Ellmann2019-09-26 19:00:00
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230 Brittany Howard, Boarding schools in fiction, Ed Thomas2019-09-25 18:59:00
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231 Staging Antony Gormley, Dolly Wells, The Politician2019-09-24 18:56:00
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232 Peter Bowker on World on Fire, The Emmys, Amina Atiq, New poetry releases2019-09-23 19:08:00
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233 Lulu Wang on The Farewell, Dave, Jessie Burton2019-09-20 18:59:00
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234 Rotters in literature, John Keats' poem To Autumn, The Art of Innovation at the Science Museum2019-09-19 18:57:00
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235 Soweto Kinch, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launch, Sam Fender2019-09-18 19:02:00
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236 Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace, Ad Astra reviewed, Japanese Culture, Shakespeare Folio discovered2019-09-17 18:55:00
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237 Alex Kingston, Criminal, Falling piano sales2019-09-16 18:54:00
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238 Downton Abbey, Alexei Sayle, National Short Story Award - Jo Lloyd, Istanbul Biennial2019-09-13 18:57:00
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239 Lucy Prebble, Temple, NSSA - Lynda Clarke, Alan Ayckbourn's Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present2019-09-12 19:05:00
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240 Front Row at the Proms - Jamie Barton, Daniel Kidane, impact of Brexit on classical music2019-09-11 18:45:00
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Front Row at the Proms - Jamie Barton, Daniel Kidane, impact of Brexit on classical music

John Wilson presents Front Row from the BBC Proms, with the American mezzo soprano Jamie Barton, about to perform as the soloist at the Last Night of the Proms, singing Verdi, Bizet, Saint-Saens and paying tribute to Judy Garland with Over the Rainbow. Composer Daniel Kidane talks about his new piece, commissioned to open the Last Night of the Proms this Saturday, which is called Woke. How will Brexit impact Classical Music? John is joined by the Association of British Orchestras director Mark Pemberton, opera impresario Wasfi Kani from Grange Park Opera and Claire Fox, The Brexit Party MEP who is on the Culture Committee of the European Parliament. They discuss whether classical musicians will be particularly affected by Brexit, deal or no deal. Violinist Daniel Pioro performs Biber's Passacaglia in G minor live. Presenter: John Wilson Producers: Rebecca Armstrong and Tim Prosser…read more