Proms Feature - The Ecstasy Effect

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King Roger19980719

Adrian Thomas unravels the genesis of Szymanowski's opera `King Roger', the most ecstatic of the composer's works, which receives its long-awaited Proms debut this evening. The piece is a fascinating web of philosophical, musical and cultural threads. With contributions from Szymanowski experts Teresa Chylinska, Stephen Downes, Jim Samson and Alistair Wightman.

King Roger19980719

Adrian Thomas unravels the genesis of Szymanowski's opera `King Roger', the most ecstatic of the composer's works, which receives its long-awaited Proms debut this evening. The piece is a fascinating web of philosophical, musical and cultural threads. With contributions from Szymanowski experts Teresa Chylinska, Stephen Downes, Jim Samson and Alistair Wightman.