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Proms 2018 Proms Plus Talk

Proms Plus Talk
Proms Plus Talk
17:15 Wed 1 Aug 2018 Imperial College Union
Ahead of tonight’s performance of Dvořák's Cello Concerto, Sir John Tusa and Marina Frolova-Walker discuss the cultural repercussions started by the upheaval across the Iron Curtain 50 years ago.
Ahead of tonight’s performance of Dvořák's Cello Concerto, Sir John Tusa and Marina Frolova-Walker discuss the cultural repercussions started by the upheaval across the Iron Curtain 50 years ago.

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Ahead of tonight’s performance of Dvořák's Cello Concerto, famously played by Mstislav Rostropovich at the Proms 50 years ago as Soviet tanks entered Prague, Sir John Tusa and Marina Frolova-Walker discuss the cultural repercussions started by the upheaval across the Iron Curtain.

Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval.

Booking is not required for this event. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis (doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins; capacity is limited).