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when cacti sing...

Posted at 11:17 AM on August 17, 2012 by Alison Young

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A posed portrait of today's featured performers from the BBC Proms.

Celebrating the centenary of our most irreverent experimenter John Cage, expect cassette players and plucked cactuses.