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How do you get into the biggest classical music festival in the world? Follow composer and comedian Vikki Stone as she unbuttons the BBC Proms and asks the questions everyone else is afraid to ask.

How do you get into the biggest classical music festival in the world? Follow composer and comedian Vikki Stone as she unbuttons the BBC Proms and asks the questions everyone else is afraid to ask.
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United Kingdom

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BBC

Description:

How do you get into the biggest classical music festival in the world? Follow composer and comedian Vikki Stone as she unbuttons the BBC Proms and asks the questions everyone else is afraid to ask.

Language:

English


Episodes

Proms 2016: Only Fools and Orchestras

9/2/2016
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Vikki watches football in a park, a Prom in a car park, and Simon Rattle explains Boulez.

Duration:00:16:28

Proms 2016: Talking Stick

8/30/2016
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Vikki speaks to the ones with their backs to us, in a conductors' special.

Duration:00:17:44

Proms 2016: Name That Spoon

8/26/2016
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Vikki explores Mozart conspiracy theories and plays Bizet spoons with Radio 3 controller.

Duration:00:17:00

Proms 2016: Quincy Jones Celestial Twin

8/23/2016
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Vikki talks parties with the awesome Quincy Jones and his friend Sir Michael Caine.

Duration:00:13:03

Proms 2016: The Errors of Comedy

8/19/2016
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Vikki takes a special look at the theme of Shakespeare and other potential Prom themes.

Duration:00:17:09

Proms 2016: It's Pronounced Purcell

8/16/2016
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Vikki swings with the vocalists in a singers' special.

Duration:00:16:01

Proms 2016: Of course Jamie Cullum's friends don't clap on 1 and 3

8/12/2016
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Vikki is at the Jamie Cullum Prom and tries a binaural v. stereo listening challenge.

Duration:00:17:32

Proms 2016: Name That Tune

8/9/2016
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Vikki on younger orchestras, science fiction, busking, and the first Proms Name That Tune

Duration:00:16:00

Proms 2016: The Baton Relay

8/5/2016
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Vikki runs the inaugural Proms Unplucked (conductor's) Baton Relay athletics event.

Duration:00:16:45

Proms 2016: The Saw and The Stone

8/2/2016
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Vikki Stone gets playing and meets the flash prommers, a glass rubber and a saw bower.

Duration:00:13:16

Proms 2016: It's Pronounced Bowie

7/29/2016
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Vikki tries the tabla, talks electric violin and showbiz, and goes backstage at Bowie.

Duration:00:17:12

Proms 2016: 12 Cellists Walk Into a Green Room...

7/26/2016
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Vikki Stone focuses on the cello, one of the themes of this year's BBC Proms season.

Duration:00:15:03

Proms 2016: The Loneliness of the Late-Night Organist

7/22/2016
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The Proms Unplucked tonight features the glitz of Strictly, including encounters with dancers Aljaz Skorjanec and conductor Gavin Sutherland. As the hall operators sweep up the confetti and glitter, Vikki Stone has a play on the RAH organ, courtesy of organist Wayne Marshall. Gabriel Prokofiev explains crabbing and scratching, and BBCPO Principal Percussionist Paul Patrick lets Vikki have a whack on his self-commissioned big Verdi drum.

Duration:00:20:09

Proms 2016: Last Minute Changes

7/19/2016
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Vikki Stone takes you behind the scenes at the BBC Proms.

Duration:00:19:17

Proms 2016: Rig Week

7/15/2016
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Vikki Stone is backstage for the first night of the greatest classical music festival

Duration:00:21:15