Proms 2004 Preview Night

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Stephanie Hughes and Andrew Mcgregor look forward to the new season, which begins this Friday, with Director of the Proms Nicholas Kenyon. Members of the Britten Sinfonia live in the studio play music reflecting this year's key themes: East/West, Back to Bohemia and ENGLAND at the Crossroads.

There's a chance to enter a competition to win Prom tickets, as well as the Britten Sinfonia play Rimsky-Korsakov, looking at The Silk Road Exhibition at the British Library, what's new from the Proms website and on DAB, an almanac of 1934, John Birch on the restored Albert Hall organ a chance to ask Nicholas Kenyon, the Britten Sinfonia play Janacek and a look at

Bohemian art at the V&A.