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PROMS EXTRA ( 45 ).

19-8-16. Check in to My Hotel. Villa Kensington Hotel. 10-11 Ashburn Gardens. Listen in My Room. To BBC Radio 3. Gustav Mahler. Symphony NO 1, in D Major. Tonight,s Leading Soprano. From Finland, Karita Mattila. Sings Richard Strauss, Four Last Songs, is also Heard.

Head to South Kensington Tube. Then take Large Underground Tunnel Walk. To the Royal Albert Hall. Have Watched & Heard So Many Prom Concerts. Now I Have a Ticket For My First Prom !. Prom is Number 45. The Janacek Opera " The Makropulos Affair. Sung in Czech.

Attend Prom Extra Talk. At Nearby Imperial College Union. Talk is By Nigel Simeone. Who Was in the Charles Mackerras Book. I Have Read. Have Time to Go in the Union Bar. Drink a Mug of Mocha Coffee. Plus for the Olympics. Windsor & Eaton Brew. " Maracana ". A Blonde Beer. Nice it is Too. On the Union Bar TV Screen. Rio Olympic,s Women,s Hockey. Gold Medal Match. Featuring the UK.

Talk Outside to another Concert Goer. Proms Extra Talk Begins. Tonight,s Opera was Released to Czech Audiences in the 1920,s. With Many Czech In Jokes. Concerning these Times !. Janacek Based it on a Karel Capek Play. Capek & The Czech Language. Give us the Word " Robot ", !. Janacek took Great Delight. That the Opera was Very Difficult to Play. Even Changing the Score. During Rehearsal,s !. The Makropulos Affair. Was a Immediate Hit. When Premiered in Praha. More So then His Better Known " Cunning Little Vixen ". Audience was Informed. That to Understand & Enjoy the opera. It would be a Advantage. To Read Tonight,s Programme, Plot. Then Listen & Take in the Musical Performance.

Enjoyed the Talk. Ready for the Real Event Now.

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