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By Prospect   July 2011

A family affair: Rufus Wainwright will play the Royal Opera House over five nights, including shows featuring his father and sister


BBC Proms 15th July-10th September, Tel: 0845 401 5040

We know how the Proms will end. But where to start? Roger Wright’s brilliantly diverse Proms season is rich with opportunities. First off is a concert version of Rossini’s William Tell on 16th July, his final opera, sung in French. Everyone knows the overture. But what about the other three hours? Covent Garden’s Antonio Pappano conducts his “other orchestra,” the Santa Cecilia from Rome, with a strong cast.

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