An existential crisis over what it means to be human looms, with the publication of David Levy's book Love and Sex with Robots.
A twenty tonne lion has provoked heated debate in Scotland and prompted the resignation of the curator Richard Calvocoressi.
In the words of new director Roger Wright this year’s proms promise to “juxtapose the familiar and the unfamiliar”. Alongside Elgar’s gushing sentiment the eclectic sounds of Stockhausen, Dr Who and Vaughan Williams will be heard.
Willard White is an internationally acclaimed singer. Born in Jamaica, he was knighted in 2004. He performs "Robeson Re-explored" at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival on 7 May. For more details click here