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Crisis crescendos: how the Proms is sounding the alarm for a planet in peril

30 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Pounding oceans, enchanted woods, threatened birds and the powerful words of Greta Thunberg... we meet the composers spearheading this year's nature theme at the Proms The Proms have a slightly uneasy relationship with Big Themes. Former director Nicholas Kenyon used to love them - grand overarching narratives designed to hold the otherwise unwieldy two-month music festival together. But his successors have been more circumspect, recognising that Proms-goers for the most part attend single concerts rather than a group of performances linked to, say, death or sex - or this year's theme...
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