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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
07-Jul-11 - 10:46 AM
Thread Name: Kipling with the Tradition
Subject: RE: Kipling with the Tradition
Tuesday 2 August
BBC Proms Plus Literary: Rudyard Kipling
5.15pm – c. 6.00pm Royal College of Music Free entry

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.

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.

Also features June Tabor and The Wilsons.