BBC Proms
12 Jul 1941 Royal Albert Hall

Proms 1941 Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1941 Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1941

Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1941

Played

18:30 Saturday 12 Jul 1941 Royal Albert Hall

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  • National Anthem
  • Edward Elgar 1857–1934
  • Overture 'Cockaigne (In London Town)'
  • Sir Henry Walford Davies 1869–1941
  • Solemn Melody
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
  • The Marriage of Figaro The Marriage of Figaro Also known as: Le nozze di Figaro, K492
    Aria 'Voi che sapete' Act 2
    • Elsie Suddaby soprano
  • INTERVAL
  • George Frideric Handel 1685–1759
  • Alessandro, HWV 21 (arr. Henry Wood)
    Recitative & aria 'Ne trionfi d'Alessandro...Lusinghe più care' Act 1
    • Elsie Suddaby soprano
  • Sergei Rachmaninov 1873–1943
  • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Also known as: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op 43
    • Cyril Smith piano
  • Ludwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
  • Symphony No 5 in C minor Symphony No 5 in C minor Also known as: Symphony No 5 in C minor, Op 67
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns 1835–1921
  • The Carnival of the Animals The Carnival of the Animals Also known as: Le carnaval des animaux
    • Cyril Smith piano
    • Phyllis Sellick piano
  • Richard Wagner 1813–1883
  • The Flying Dutchman The Flying Dutchman Also known as: Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63
    Overture

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