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ManchesterManchester Collective: Sirocco

Manchester Collective: Sirocco
Sollima, Lawes, Ravel, Haydn, Stravinsky, African Traditional, Traditional Moravian, Traditional Norwegian
Abel Selaocoe; Manchester Collective

LondonManchester Collective: Sirocco

Manchester Collective: Sirocco
Sollima, Lawes, Ravel, Haydn, Stravinsky, African Traditional, Traditional Moravian, Traditional Norwegian
Abel Selaocoe; Manchester Collective
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A fitting close to the Proms season

Roderick Williams and Sakari Oramo © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Sakari Oramo takes the reins for his first Last Night of the Proms, alongside dazzling violinist Janine Jansen and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
****1
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Enthralling sounds of Welsh harp and Senegalese kora

Seckou Keita and Catrin Finch © Gareth Griffiths
If a giant played a tune on the cable stays of the Second Severn Crossing bridge, with its double span of fanned-out suspension wires, it would sound like a basso-profondo version of the kora. 
****1
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Prom 62: Eric Whitacre and Imogen Heap present a choral concert to make you stagedive

Eric Whitacre conducts at the BBC Proms  ©  BBC / Chris Christodoulou
Raucous cheering and stamping accompanied Eric Whitacre’s entrance and he looked every bit the part of rock star as he charismatically took to the mic to introduce this evening’s concert. Never before, he told us, had he been to a choral concert that made him seriously consider stagediving.
****1
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