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Smooth Classics with Margherita Taylor 10pm - 1am
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Benjamin Britten - A Life in Pictures
Britten's eastern influences were seen and heard in the ballet The Prince of the Pagodas (1957) and later in two chamber operas, Curlew River (1964) and The Prodigal Son. Here Britten is seen in Japan playing a shō. Image courtesy of www.britten100.org.