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Proms 2018 Prom 27: Folk Music around Britain and Ireland

Prom 27
Prom 27: Folk Music around Britain and Ireland
19:30 Fri 3 Aug 2018 Royal Albert Hall
The BBC Concert Orchestra collaborates with some of the folk world’s leading musicians, including Julie Fowlis, The Unthanks and Sam Lee, in a concert that celebrates traditional music while also looking to the future of this ever-evolving genre.
The BBC Concert Orchestra collaborates with some of the folk world’s leading musicians, including Julie Fowlis, The Unthanks and Sam Lee, in a concert that celebrates traditional music while also looking to the future of this ever-evolving genre.

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About This Event

In a Prom that celebrates the history and evolution of the folk music scene in Britain and Ireland, the BBC Concert Orchestra collaborates with some of the folk world’s leading musicians who are pushing the boundaries of traditional music, and bringing with them a new breed of folk fan.

With performers from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, this Prom reflects the diversity of a genre of music that, while steeped in tradition, is constantly evolving and reinventing itself through the generations.

There will be one interval

Broadcast same night on BBC Four and on Radio 2 on Friday 10 August

Image: Julie Fowlis © Craig Mackay/Pictii

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