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BBC Symphony Orchestra Total Immersion: Frank Zappa

A digital outline of Frank Zappa's iconic moustache, beard and eyebrows are layered above a digital blue sun centre, with pink, yellow and blue sun rays emitting from it

The BBC Symphony Orchestra takes a deep dive into the diverse musical worlds of Frank Zappa – one of the 20th century’s most idiosyncratic musicians.

Few have influenced music like Frank Zappa. Now the 20th century titan becomes the focus of a BBC Symphony Orchestra Total Immersion Day, led by conductor Brad Lubman. Ever the experimentalist, Zappa’s music explores influences as diverse as classical modernism, free improvisation, rock and roll virtuosity and cultural satire. Expect the unexpected in a day of film, talks and music charting Zappa’s remarkable career.

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