July 20, 2008

Radio: Tickell-Ed Pink By New Work ; Channel Hopping Pick of the Programme

A NEW work from Kathryn Tickell is the highlight of a day devoted to folk music during this year's series of Proms concerts.

The Northumbrian traditional music specialist and composer has written the finale involving all the live event's performers.

It is the first time there has been a folk day during the classical musical event.

The day includes performances from The Sage Gateshead's ground- breaking Folkestra.

BBC PROMS 2008 FOLK DAY, BBC Radio 3, today, 3.30pm.

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