• Sat 21 Jul 1945

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1945
      • Anonymous
      • National Anthem
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Overture 'Cockaigne (In London Town)'
      • RachmaninovSergey Rachmaninov 1873–1943
      • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
        • Benno Moiseiwitsch piano
      • INTERVAL
      • IrelandJohn Ireland 1879–1962
      • The Forgotten Rite
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Symphony No. 5 in C minor
      • HandelGeorge Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Concerto for Organ in D minor (Handel/Wood)
        • Dupré organ
      • VerdiGiuseppe Verdi 1813–1901
      • Aida – Triumphal March (Act 2)
        Aria 'Ritorna vincitor' Act 1 Scene 1
        • Lilian Stiles-Allen soprano
      • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
      • Memorial Fanfare for Henry Wood
      • Crown Imperial
      • Benno Moiseiwitsch piano
      • Dupré organ
      • Lilian Stiles-Allen soprano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Mon 23 Jul

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 02
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Marche slave, Op 31
      • Concerto for Piano No. 1 in B flat minor, Op 23
        • Cyril Smith piano
      • Symphony No. 4 in F minor
      • RawsthorneAlan Rawsthorne 1905–1971
      • Fantasy Overture 'Cortèges'
        World premiere
      • DeliusFrederick Delius 1862–1934
      • Brigg Fair
      • Cyril Smith piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Tue 24 Jul

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 03
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Götterdämmerung
        No. 5 Siegfrieds Rheinfahrt (Prologue)
      • Tannhäuser, WWV 70 Tannhäuser
        No. 27 Inbrunst im Herzen Act 3 Scene 3
        • Parry Jones tenor
      • Götterdämmerung
        No. 32 Frau Sonne, sendet lichte Strahlen Act 3 Scene 1
        • Margaret Godley soprano
        • Margaret Rees soprano
        • Margaret Rolfe contralto
      • Tristan and Isolde (Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90)
        No. 8c O sink hernieder, Nacht der Liebe Act 2 Scene 2
        • Eva Turner soprano
        • Parry Jones tenor
        • Emelie Hooke soprano
      • INTERVAL
      • Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
        No. 1 Prelude Act 1
      • BerliozHector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • Symphonie fantastique (Symphonie fantastique, Op 14)
      • Parry Jones tenor
      • Margaret Godley soprano
      • Margaret Rees soprano
      • Margaret Rolfe contralto
      • Eva Turner soprano
      • Emelie Hooke soprano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Wed 25 Jul

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 04
      • HandelGeorge Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Concerto grosso in C major, HWV 318
      • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
      • Concerto for Keyboard in D minor, BWV 1052
        • Frank Merrick piano
      • HandelGeorge Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Alessandro, HWV 21
        Recitative & aria 'Ne trionfi d'Alessandro...Lusinghe più care' Act 1
        • Elsie Suddaby soprano
      • Concerto for Organ in B flat major 'Hallelujah', HWV308, Op 7.3
        • George Thalben-Ball organ
        • Anonymous Music Arranger
      • INTERVAL
      • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
      • Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
      • SchumannRobert Schumann 1810–1856
      • Symphony No. 4 in D minor
      • Frank Merrick piano
      • Elsie Suddaby soprano
      • George Thalben-Ball organ
      • Anonymous Music Arranger
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Thu 26 Jul

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 05
      • BerliozHector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • Béatrice et Bénédict
        Overture
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Sea Pictures, Op 37
        No. 2 In haven
        • Muriel Brunskill contralto
      • No. 4 Where corals lie
        • Muriel Brunskill contralto
      • No. 3 Sabbath morning at sea
        • Muriel Brunskill contralto
      • Liszt 1811–1886
      • Concerto for Piano No. 1 in E flat major
        • Louis Kentner piano
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op 39
      • INTERVAL
      • DeliusFrederick Delius 1862–1934
      • Appalachia
        • Dennis Noble baritone
        • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • Muriel Brunskill contralto
      • Louis Kentner piano
      • Dennis Noble baritone
      • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Fri 27 Jul

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 06
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Symphony No. 1 in C major Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op 21
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Concerto for Piano No. 4 in G major, Op 58
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
        • Irene Scharrer piano
      • Symphony No. 8 in F major Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op 93
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • BushAlan Bush 1900–1995
      • Fantasia on Soviet Themes, Op 24
        World premiere
        • Alan Bush Conductor
      • VerdiGiuseppe Verdi 1813–1901
      • Rigoletto
        Recitative & aria 'Povero Rigoletto!...Cortigiani, vil razza dannata' Act 2
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
        • Redvers Llewellyn baritone
      • Liszt 1811–1886
      • Two Episodes from Lenau's Faust, S 110
        No. 2 Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Irene Scharrer piano
      • Alan Bush Conductor
      • Redvers Llewellyn baritone
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra

  • Sat 28 Jul

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 07
      • Rossini 1792–1868
      • Il barbiere di Siviglia
        Overture
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Così fan tutte, K 588
        Aria 'Un' aura amorosa' Act 1 Scene 2
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
        • Heddle Nash tenor
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Concerto for Violin in D major, Op 61
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
        • Ginette Neveu violin
      • DebussyClaude Debussy 1862–1918
      • Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
      • Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • INTERVAL
      • LambertConstant Lambert 1905–1951
      • Merchant Seamen (suite)
        Proms premiere
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Liszt 1811–1886
      • Symphonic Poem No. 3 'Les Préludes', S 97
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Heddle Nash tenor
      • Ginette Neveu violin
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra

  • Mon 30 Jul

    • 0:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 08
      • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Variations on the St Anthony Chorale, Op 56a
      • HaydnJoseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • The Creation (Die Schöpfung)
        No. 9 Aria 'Nun beut die Flur das frische Grün'
        • Ada Alsop soprano
      • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
        • Clifford Curzon piano
      • HaydnJoseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, Hob. VIIe:1
        • George Eskdale trumpet
      • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Symphony No. 2 in D major Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73
      • Ada Alsop soprano
      • Clifford Curzon piano
      • George Eskdale trumpet
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Tue 31 Jul

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 09
      • WeberCarl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
      • Der Freischütz
        Overture
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Cello Concerto in E minor, Op 85
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
        • Anthony Pini cello
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Symphony No. 2 in D major
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
      • The Story of a Flemish Farm (suite)
        First concert performance
        • Ralph Vaughan Williams Conductor
      • RavelMaurice Ravel 1875–1937
      • Alborada del gracioso
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Anthony Pini cello
      • Ralph Vaughan Williams Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra

  • Wed 1 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 10
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Don Giovanni, K 527
        Overture
      • The Marriage of Figaro The Marriage of Figaro, K492 (Le nozze di Figaro, K492)
        Recitative & aria 'E Susanna non vien!...Dove sono' Act 3
        • Noël Eadie soprano
      • DeliusFrederick Delius 1862–1934
      • Violin Concerto
        • Albert Sammons violin
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K 543
      • Concerto for two pianos in E flat major, K365
        • Joan Trimble piano
        • Valerie Trimble piano
      • DeliusFrederick Delius 1862–1934
      • A Village Romeo and Juliet
        The Walk to the Paradise Garden
      • A Dance Rhapsody No. 1
      • Noël Eadie soprano
      • Albert Sammons violin
      • Joan Trimble piano
      • Valerie Trimble piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Thu 2 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 11
      • DvořákAntonín Dvořák 1841–1904
      • Overture 'Carnival', Op 92
      • Stabat mater, Op 58
        Aria 'Inflammatus et accensus'
        • Gladys Ripley contralto
      • Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53
        • Ida Haendel violin
      • Symphony No. 7 in D minor Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op 70
      • INTERVAL
      • Franck 1822–1890
      • Symphonic Variations Variations symphoniques
        • Maurice Cole piano
      • BerliozHector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • Benvenuto Cellini, Op 23
        Overture
      • Gladys Ripley contralto
      • Ida Haendel violin
      • Maurice Cole piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Fri 3 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 12
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Overture 'Leonore' No. 1, Op 138
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Scena & aria 'Ah! perfido...Per pietà non dirmi addio!', Op 65
        - According to a slip enclosed in the printed programme Laelia Finneberg was a short notice replacement for the indisposed Joan Hammond, but the 1945 pre-season Prospectus already listed Laelia Finneberg.
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
        • Laelia Finneberg soprano
      • Concerto for Piano No. 2 in B flat major, Op 19
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
        • Angus Morrison piano
      • Symphony No. 5 in C minor
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • HindemithPaul Hindemith 1895–1963
      • Overture 'Amor und Psyche'
        First performance in England
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • BalakirevMily Alexeyevich Balakirev 1836–1910
      • Tamara
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Laelia Finneberg soprano
      • Angus Morrison piano
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra

  • Sat 4 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 13
      • Rossini 1792–1868
      • William Tell (Guillaume Tell)
        Overture
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Saint-SaënsCamille Saint-Saëns 1835–1921
      • Samson et Dalila
        Recitative & aria 'Samson, recherchant ma présence...Amour! viens aider ma faiblesse!' Act 2
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Margaret McArthur contralto
      • GlazunovAlexander Glazunov 1865–1936
      • Concerto for Piano No. 1 in F minor, Op 92
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Leff Pouishnoff piano
      • INTERVAL
      • BarberSamuel Barber 1910–1981
      • Adagio for strings
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Die Zauberflöte, K 620
        No. 3 Aria 'Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön' Act 1
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • David Lloyd tenor
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • 'Enigma' Variations
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
      • Façade, Suite No. 2
        No. 1 Fanfare
        • William Walton Conductor
      • Façade, Suite No. 1
        No. 1 Polka
        • William Walton Conductor
      • No. 2 Valse
        • William Walton Conductor
      • No. 3 Swiss Yodelling Song
        • William Walton Conductor
      • No. 4 Tango-Pasodoble
        • William Walton Conductor
      • Façade, Suite No. 2
        No. 2 Scotch Rhapsody
        • William Walton Conductor
      • No. 5 Popular Song
        • William Walton Conductor
      • No. 6 Old Sir Faulk
        • William Walton Conductor
      • Façade, Suite No. 1
        No. 5 Tarantella Sevillana
        • William Walton Conductor
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Valse triste, Op 44.1
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BerliozHector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • La damnation de Faust, Op 24
        Marche hongroise
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Margaret McArthur contralto
      • Leff Pouishnoff piano
      • David Lloyd tenor
      • William Walton Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra

  • Mon 6 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 14
      • IrelandJohn Ireland 1879–1962
      • A London Overture
      • RachmaninovSergey Rachmaninov 1873–1943
      • Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor Concerto for Piano No. 2 in C minor, Op 18
        • Moura Lympany piano
      • MassenetJules Massenet 1842–1912
      • Manon
        No. 15b Instant charmant Act 2
        • Dino Borgioli tenor
      • No. 15c En fermant les yeux Act 2
        • Dino Borgioli tenor
      • DvořákAntonín Dvořák 1841–1904
      • Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World' Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World', Op 95
      • PucciniGiacomo Puccini 1858–1924
      • Tosca
        Aria 'Recondita armonia' Act 1
        • Dino Borgioli tenor
      • Aria 'E lucevan le stelle' Act 3
        • Dino Borgioli tenor
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Suite No. 3 in G major, Op 55
        No. 4 Tema con variazioni
      • Moura Lympany piano
      • Dino Borgioli tenor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Tue 7 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 15
      • SchubertFranz Schubert 1797–1828
      • Die Zauberharfe, D 644
        Overture
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Fantasie in C major 'Wandererfantasie', S 366 (arr. Franz Liszt)
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • Louis Kentner piano
      • Liszt 1811–1886
      • Die Lorelei, S 369 (version with orchestra)
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • Oda Slobodskaya soprano
      • Symphonic Poem No. 11 'Hunnenschlacht', S 105
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • SchubertFranz Schubert 1797–1828
      • Symphony No. 9 in C major 'Great', D 944
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Louis Kentner piano
      • Oda Slobodskaya soprano
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra

  • Wed 8 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 16
      • HandelGeorge Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Messiah, HWV 56
        No. 1 Symphony [Overture] Part 1
        • Frank Titterton tenor
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • No. 2 Recitative 'Comfort ye' Part 1
        • Frank Titterton tenor
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • No. 3 Aria 'Ev'ry Valley' Part 1
        • Frank Titterton tenor
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • No. 4 Chorus 'And the glory of the Lord' Part 1
        • Frank Titterton tenor
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • Concerto for Oboe No. 3 in G minor, HWV 303
        • Léon Goossens oboe
      • Israel in Egypt, HWV 54
        No. 6 Chorus 'He spake the word'
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • No. 9 Chorus 'He smote all the firstborn'
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • No. 10 Chorus 'But as for his people'
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • No. 7 Chorus 'He gave them hailstones'
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • No. 8 Chorus 'He sent a thick darkness'
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351
        No. 1 Overture: Adagio - Allegro
      • No. 3 La paix: Largo alla siciliana
      • No. 4 La réjouissance: Allegro
      • INTERVAL
      • Semele, HWV 58
        Aria 'O sleep, why dost thou leave me?' Act 2 Scene 2
        • Isobel [Bella] Baillie soprano
      • Coronation Anthem 'The king shall rejoice', HWV 260
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • HadleyPatrick Hadley 1899–1973
      • Travellers
        London premiere
        • Isobel [Bella] Baillie soprano
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • Purcell 1659–1695
      • My heart is inditing, Z 30
        • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • Frank Titterton tenor
      • Watford Philharmonic Society
      • Léon Goossens oboe
      • Isobel [Bella] Baillie soprano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Thu 9 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 17
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63
        Overture
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Tannhäuser, WWV 70 Tannhäuser
        No. 10 Dich, teure Halle, grüss' ich wieder Act 2 Scene 1
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Joy McArden soprano
      • Parsifal
        Good Friday Music (concert version) Act 3 Scene 1
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • Siegfried (Siegfried, WWV 86c)
        No. 17b Mime, der Künstler Act 1 Scene 3
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Walter Widdop tenor
      • No. 16 Nothung! Nothung! Neidliches Schwert! Act 1 Scene 3
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Walter Widdop tenor
      • Das Rheingold, WWV 86a
        Entry of the Gods into Valhalla (orchestral version)
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Margaret Godley soprano
        • Margaret Rees soprano
        • Margaret Rolfe contralto
      • No. 41 Rheingold! Rheingold!
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Margaret Godley soprano
        • Margaret Rees soprano
        • Margaret Rolfe contralto
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Night Ride and Sunrise, Op 55
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Symphony No. 3 in C major Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op 52
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Siegfried (Siegfried, WWV 86c)
        Forest Murmurs (orchestral synthesis) Act 2 Scene 2
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Finlandia
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Joy McArden soprano
      • Walter Widdop tenor
      • Margaret Godley soprano
      • Margaret Rees soprano
      • Margaret Rolfe contralto
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra

  • Fri 10 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 18
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Egmont, Op 84
        No. 1 Overture
      • Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major
        • Valda Aveling piano
      • Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica' Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica', Op 55
      • INTERVAL
      • Bax 1883–1953
      • The Tale the Pine-Trees Knew
      • BlissArthur Bliss 1891–1975
      • The Phoenix - march
        Proms premiere
      • Valda Aveling piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Sat 11 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 19
      • Rimsky-Korsakov 1844–1908
      • The Maid of Pskov
        Overture
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Don Giovanni, K 527
        Aria 'Madamina! il catalogo è questo' Act 1 Scene 5
        • Owen Brannigan bass
      • DeliusFrederick Delius 1862–1934
      • On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
      • LaloEdouard Lalo 1823–1892
      • Symphonie espagnole, Op 21
        No. 1 Allegro non troppo
        • Alfredo Campoli violin
      • No. 4 Andante
        • Alfredo Campoli violin
      • No. 5 Rondo: Allegro
        • Alfredo Campoli violin
      • INTERVAL
      • DvořákAntonín Dvořák 1841–1904
      • Symphony No. 8 in G major
      • Saint-SaënsCamille Saint-Saëns 1835–1921
      • Le carnaval des animaux
        • Mary Peppin piano
        • Geraldine Peppin piano
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G major Military March, 'Pomp and Circumstance' in G major, Op 39.4
      • Owen Brannigan bass
      • Alfredo Campoli violin
      • Mary Peppin piano
      • Geraldine Peppin piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Mon 13 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 20
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Eugene Onegin Eugene Onegin, Op 24
        Polonaise Act 3 Scene 1
      • Concerto for Piano No. 2 in G major, Op 44
        • Benno Moiseiwitsch piano
      • Symphony No. 5 in E minor
      • INTERVAL
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Symphony No. 4 in A minor Symphony No. 4 in A minor, Op 63
      • Benno Moiseiwitsch piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Tue 14 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 21
      • MendelssohnFelix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
      • Overture 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', Op 21
      • DebussyClaude Debussy 1862–1918
      • L' enfant prodigue
        Recitative & aria 'L'année en vain chasse l'année...Azaël! Azaël!'
        • Nancy Evans mezzo-soprano
      • Chopin 1810–1849
      • Concerto for Piano No. 2 in F minor, Op 21
        • Witold Malcuzynski piano
      • INTERVAL
      • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
      • Symphony No. 5 in D major
      • Liszt 1811–1886
      • Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major
        • Witold Malcuzynski piano
      • WeberCarl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
      • Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major, J138, Op 24 (orch. George Szell)
        No. 4 Rondo: Presto
      • Nancy Evans mezzo-soprano
      • Witold Malcuzynski piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Wed 15 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 22
      • SchumannRobert Schumann 1810–1856
      • Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op 52
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Don Giovanni, K 527
        Recitative & aria 'Crudele? Ah no, mio bene!...Non mi dir' Act 2 Scene 10
        • Elena Danieli soprano
      • Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor Concerto for Piano No. 20 in D minor, K 466
        • Denis Matthews piano
      • SchumannRobert Schumann 1810–1856
      • Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op 129
        • John Shinebourne cello
      • INTERVAL
      • INTERVAL
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Symphony No. 41 in C major 'Jupiter', K551
      • Elena Danieli soprano
      • Denis Matthews piano
      • John Shinebourne cello
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Thu 16 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 23
      • BerliozHector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • Overture 'Le carnaval romain' Overture 'Le carnaval romain', Op. 9
      • Martinů 1890–1959
      • Memorial to Lidice, H 296
        First concert performance in England
      • IrelandJohn Ireland 1879–1962
      • Concerto for Piano in E flat major
        • Clifford Curzon piano
      • Franck 1822–1890
      • Symphony in D minor
      • INTERVAL
      • FallaManuel de Falla 1876–1946
      • Nights in the Gardens of Spain
        • Clifford Curzon piano
      • BorodinAlexander Borodin 1833–1887
      • Prince Igor
        Polovtsian Dances Act 2
      • Clifford Curzon piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Fri 17 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 24
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Overture 'Coriolan' (Overture 'Coriolan', Op 62)
      • Fidelio, Op 72
        Recitative & aria 'Abscheulicher...Komm, Hoffnung' Act 1 Scene 2
        • Eva Turner soprano
      • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor Concerto for Piano No. 3 in C minor
        • Iso Elinson piano
      • Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral' Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral', Op 68
      • WeberCarl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
      • Oberon, J306
        Overture
      • NobleTertius Noble 1867–1953
      • Introduction and Passacaglia
        London premiere
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Die Walküre, WWV 86b
        Walkürenritt (orchestral synthesis) Act 3 Scene 1
      • Eva Turner soprano
      • Iso Elinson piano
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Sat 18 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 25
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Egmont, Op 84
        No. 1 Overture
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Concerto for Piano No. 21 in C major, K 467
        • Moura Lympany piano
      • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
      • Serenade to Music
        • Marjorie Avis soprano
        • Leonard Hodgson tenor
        • Margaret Godley soprano
        • Margaret Rees soprano
        • Margaret Rolfe contralto
        • Maude Baker contralto
        • Gladys Bishop contralto
        • Emlyn Bebb tenor
        • Stanley Riley bass
        • Leonard Hubbard bass
        • Victor Utting bass
        • Gertrude Wood contralto
        • William MacMillan tenor
        • René Soames tenor
        • Sybilla Marshall soprano
        • Wesley Dennison bass
      • RavelMaurice Ravel 1875–1937
      • La valse
      • INTERVAL
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Symphony No. 2 in E flat major Symphony No. 2 in E flat major, Op 63
      • Moura Lympany piano
      • Marjorie Avis soprano
      • Leonard Hodgson tenor
      • Margaret Godley soprano
      • Margaret Rees soprano
      • Margaret Rolfe contralto
      • Maude Baker contralto
      • Gladys Bishop contralto
      • Emlyn Bebb tenor
      • Stanley Riley bass
      • Leonard Hubbard bass
      • Victor Utting bass
      • Gertrude Wood contralto
      • William MacMillan tenor
      • René Soames tenor
      • Sybilla Marshall soprano
      • Wesley Dennison bass
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Mon 20 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 26
      • MendelssohnFelix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
      • Overture 'The Hebrides', Op 26
      • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Violin Concerto in D major
        • Ida Haendel violin
      • MendelssohnFelix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
      • Symphony No. 4 in A major 'Italian', Op 90
      • INTERVAL
      • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Symphony No. 1 in C minor
      • Ida Haendel violin
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Tue 21 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 27
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Introduction and Allegro, Op 47
      • HaydnJoseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • The Creation (Die Schöpfung)
        No. 22 Aria 'Nun scheint in vollem Glanze der Himmel'
        • Norman Walker bass
      • No. 21 Recitative 'Gleich öffnet sich der Erde Schoß'
        • Norman Walker bass
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op 82
      • BerliozHector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • The Trojans Les Troyens
        Chasse royale et orage Act 4
      • INTERVAL
      • DebussyClaude Debussy 1862–1918
      • Images
        No. 2 Ibéria
      • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
      • Sinfonia concertante
        • Phyllis Sellick piano
      • Norman Walker bass
      • Phyllis Sellick piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Constant Lambert Conductor

  • Wed 22 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 28
      • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
      • Cantata No. 31, 'Der Himmel lacht! die Erde jubilieret', BWV 31
        No. 1 Sonata
      • Concerto for Violin in A minor, BWV 1041
        • Max Rostal violin
      • Cantata No. 201, 'Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde', BWV 201
        No. 7 Aria 'Zu Tanze, zu Sprunge, so wackelt das Herz'
        • Henry Cummings baritone
      • Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047
        • Ernest Hall trumpet
        • Gerald Jackson flute
        • Horace Green oboe
        • Thomas Peatfield violin
      • Concerto for Four Keyboards in A minor, BWV 1065
        • Ronald Smith piano
        • Joyce Hedges piano
        • Priscilla Stoner piano
        • Yvonne Catterall piano
      • MahlerGustav Mahler 1860–1911
      • Das Lied von der Erde
        • Mary Jarred contralto
        • Parry Jones tenor
      • Max Rostal violin
      • Henry Cummings baritone
      • Ernest Hall trumpet
      • Gerald Jackson flute
      • Horace Green oboe
      • Thomas Peatfield violin
      • Ronald Smith piano
      • Joyce Hedges piano
      • Priscilla Stoner piano
      • Yvonne Catterall piano
      • Mary Jarred contralto
      • Parry Jones tenor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Thu 23 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 29
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • A Faust Overture, WWV 59
      • Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
        No. 56 Morgenlich leuchtend in rosigem Schein Act 3 Scene 5
        • Frank Titterton tenor
      • Tannhäuser, WWV 70 Tannhäuser
        No. 2 Venusberg Music Act 1 Scene 1
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Siegfried Idyll, WWV 103
      • INTERVAL
      • Götterdämmerung
        No. 40 Starke Scheite Act 3 Scene 3
        • Eva Turner soprano
      • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
      • Don Quixote, Op 35
        • Eric Bray viola
        • Ambrose Gauntlett cello
      • Frank Titterton tenor
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Eva Turner soprano
      • Eric Bray viola
      • Ambrose Gauntlett cello
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Fri 24 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 30
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Fidelio, Op 72
        Overture
      • Concerto in C major for violin, cello and piano (Triple Concerto)
        • Kendall Taylor piano
        • Frederick Grinke violin
        • Florence Hooton cello
      • Symphony No. 7 in A major Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op 92
      • INTERVAL
      • RubbraEdmund Rubbra 1901–1986
      • Symphony No. 3, Op 49
      • Kendall Taylor piano
      • Frederick Grinke violin
      • Florence Hooton cello
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Sat 25 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 31
      • BerliozHector Berlioz 1803–1869
      • Overture 'Le corsaire'
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • GlinkaMikhail Ivanovich Glinka 1804–1857
      • Ruslan and Lyudmila
        Aria 'Soon I must leave thee' Act 1
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Daria Bayan soprano
      • GriegEdvard Grieg 1843–1907
      • Piano Concerto in A minor
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Eileen Joyce piano
      • INTERVAL
      • Moule-EvansDavid Moule-Evans 1905–1988
      • September Dusk
        World premiere
        • David Moule-Evans Conductor
      • IrelandJohn Ireland 1879–1962
      • These Things Shall Be
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Parry Jones tenor
        • Luton Choral Society
        • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • SchumanWilliam Schuman 1910–1992
      • A Free Song
        First performance in England
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Luton Choral Society
        • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Overture '1812' Overture '1812', Op 49
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Daria Bayan soprano
      • Eileen Joyce piano
      • David Moule-Evans Conductor
      • Parry Jones tenor
      • Luton Choral Society
      • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Mon 27 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 32
      • SchumannRobert Schumann 1810–1856
      • Genoveva, Op 81
        Overture
      • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Ave Maria, Op 12
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Concerto in A minor for Violin and Cello (Double Concerto)
        • Marie Wilson violin
        • Eileen Croxford cello
      • INTERVAL
      • SchumannRobert Schumann 1810–1856
      • Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op 54
        • Leff Pouishnoff piano
      • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Symphony No. 3 in F major
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Marie Wilson violin
      • Eileen Croxford cello
      • Leff Pouishnoff piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Tue 28 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 33
      • SmetanaBedřich Smetana 1824–1884
      • The Bartered Bride
        Overture
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Eugene Onegin Eugene Onegin, Op 24
        Aria 'Puskay pogibnu ya' Act 1 Scene 2
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Oda Slobodskaya soprano
      • MoeranE(rnest) J(ohn) Moeran 1894–1950
      • Concerto for Violin
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Albert Sammons violin
      • ShostakovichDmitry Shostakovich 1906–1975
      • Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op 10
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • LambertConstant Lambert 1905–1951
      • The Rio Grande
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • Gladys Ripley contralto
        • Kyla Greenbaum piano
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus)
      • Kodály 1882–1967
      • Dances of Galánta
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Oda Slobodskaya soprano
      • Albert Sammons violin
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Gladys Ripley contralto
      • Kyla Greenbaum piano
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Wed 29 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 34
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Symphony No. 32 in G major, K 318
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • HaydnJoseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • Die Jahreszeiten
        No. 3 Recitative 'Vom Widder strahlet jetzt'
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • George Pizzey baritone
      • No. 4 Aria 'Schon eilet froh der Ackersmann'
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • George Pizzey baritone
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K491 Concerto for Piano No. 24 in C minor, K491
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • Kathleen Long piano
      • HaydnJoseph Haydn 1732–1809
      • Symphony No. 104 in D major, 'London'
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • BrittenBenjamin Britten 1913–1976
      • Four Sea Interludes from 'Peter Grimes' (Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op 33a)
        First concert performance in London
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Op 33b
        First concert performance in London
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • WhyteIan Whyte 1901–1960
      • Festival March
        World premiere
        • Ian Whyte Conductor
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • George Pizzey baritone
      • Kathleen Long piano
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Ian Whyte Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Thu 30 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 35
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • The Marriage of Figaro The Marriage of Figaro, K492 (Le nozze di Figaro, K492)
        Overture
      • GriegEdvard Grieg 1843–1907
      • 6 Poems, Op 25
        No. 2 A Swan
        • Astra Desmond contralto
      • 6 Songs, Op 48 (probably arr. Henry Wood)
        No. 6 A Dream
        • Astra Desmond contralto
      • MendelssohnFelix Mendelssohn 1809–1847
      • Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op 64
        • Jean Pougnet violin
      • INTERVAL
      • DeliusFrederick Delius 1862–1934
      • Sea Drift
        • Roy Henderson baritone
        • Goldsmiths Choral Union
      • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
      • Five Tudor Portraits
        Proms premiere
        • Astra Desmond contralto
        • Roy Henderson baritone
        • Goldsmiths Choral Union
      • Astra Desmond contralto
      • Jean Pougnet violin
      • Roy Henderson baritone
      • Goldsmiths Choral Union
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Fri 31 Aug

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 36
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Overture 'Leonore' No. 3, Op 72b
      • Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op 36
      • Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Concerto for Piano No. 5 in E flat major 'Emperor', Op 73
        • Louis Kentner piano
      • INTERVAL
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • Symphony No. 6 in D minor Symphony No. 6 in D minor, Op 104
      • Lemminkäinen Suite, Op 22
        No. 4 Lemminkäinen's Return
      • Louis Kentner piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Sat 1 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 37
      • GlinkaMikhail Ivanovich Glinka 1804–1857
      • Ruslan and Lyudmila
        Overture
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Lohengrin
        No. 4 Einsam in trüben Tagen Act 1 Scene 2
        • Isobel [Bella] Baillie soprano
      • RachmaninovSergey Rachmaninov 1873–1943
      • Concerto for Piano No. 3 in D minor, Op 30
        • Colin Horsley piano
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Francesca da Rimini
      • INTERVAL
      • Kodály 1882–1967
      • Háry János - suite
        • Alexander Kolompar cimbalom
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Tannhäuser, WWV 70 Tannhäuser
        No. 1 Overture
      • Isobel [Bella] Baillie soprano
      • Colin Horsley piano
      • Alexander Kolompar cimbalom
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Mon 3 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 38
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • The Sleeping Beauty, Op 66
        No. 6 Valse Act 1 No. 2
      • Violin Concerto
        • Alfredo Campoli violin
      • Symphony No. 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique'
      • VeprikAlexander Moiseyevich Veprik 1899–1958
      • Song of Rejoicing, Op 20.2
        First performance in England
      • StravinskyIgor Stravinsky 1882–1971
      • The Firebird (1910 suite) (L' oiseau de feu (1910 suite))
      • Alfredo Campoli violin
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Tue 4 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 39
      • SibeliusJean Sibelius 1865–1957
      • The Tempest - Prelude, Op 109.1 (concert version)
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • En Saga En Saga, Op 9
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Violin Concerto in D minor
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Henry Holst violin
      • Symphony No. 7 in C major Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op 105
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • INTERVAL
      • BlissArthur Bliss 1891–1975
      • Concerto for Piano
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Shulamith Shafir piano
      • ClarkeJeremiah Clarke 1674–1707
      • The Prince of Denmark's March (arr. Henry Wood)
        • Berkeley Mason organ
        • Ernest Hall trumpet
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra (members)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Henry Holst violin
      • Shulamith Shafir piano
      • Berkeley Mason organ
      • Ernest Hall trumpet
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra (members)
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Wed 5 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 40
      • HandelGeorge Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62
        Overture
      • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
      • Concerto for Keyboard in F minor, BWV 1056
        • Harriet Cohen piano
      • Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
      • HandelGeorge Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Samson, HWV 57
        Aria 'Let the bright Seraphim' Act 3 No 26
        • Lilian Stiles-Allen soprano
        • Ernest Hall trumpet
      • BachJ. S. Bach 1685–1750
      • Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
        • Gerald Jackson flute
        • Paul Beard violin
        • Harriet Cohen piano
      • INTERVAL
      • HandelGeorge Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 292, Op 4.4
        • G(eorge) D(orrington) Cunningham organ
      • BantockGranville Bantock 1868–1946
      • 2 Heroic Ballads
      • HolstGustav Holst 1874–1934
      • The Planets
        No. 3 Mercury, the Winged Messenger
      • No. 4 Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
      • No. 5 Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
      • Harriet Cohen piano
      • Lilian Stiles-Allen soprano
      • Ernest Hall trumpet
      • Gerald Jackson flute
      • Paul Beard violin
      • G(eorge) D(orrington) Cunningham organ
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Thu 6 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 41
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Rienzi, WWV 49
        Overture
      • Der fliegende Holländer, WWV 63
        Aria 'Joho hoe! Traft ihr das Schiff' Act 2
        • Edna Hobson soprano
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Götterdämmerung
        No. 37 Trauermusik Act 3 Scene 2
      • Die Walküre, WWV 86b
        No. 40 Leb' wohl [Wotan's Abschied] Act 3 Scene 3
        • Tom Williams baritone
      • No. 43 Feuerzauber Act 3 Scene 3
        • Tom Williams baritone
      • Liszt 1811–1886
      • A Faust Symphony
        • Emlyn Bebb tenor
        • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (men's voices)
      • Edna Hobson soprano
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (women's voices)
      • Tom Williams baritone
      • Emlyn Bebb tenor
      • BBC Singers (1924-34, Wireless Chorus; 1935-8, 1942-3, 1946-72, BBC Chorus) (men's voices)
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Fri 7 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 42
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • The Creatures of Prometheus (Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus, Op 43)
        No. 1 Overture
      • Adelaide, Op 46 (arr. Louis Spohr)
        • Trefor Jones tenor
      • Concerto for Violin in D major, Op 61
        • Ida Haendel violin
      • Symphony No. 4 in B flat major Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op 60
      • INTERVAL
      • SchoenbergArnold Schoenberg 1874–1951
      • Piano Concerto Concerto for Piano, Op 42
        First performance in England
        • Kyla Greenbaum piano
      • BusoniFerruccio Busoni 1866–1924
      • Rondò arlecchinesco, K266, Op 46
        • Trefor Jones tenor
      • Trefor Jones tenor
      • Ida Haendel violin
      • Kyla Greenbaum piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Basil Cameron Conductor

  • Sat 8 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 43
      • IrelandJohn Ireland 1879–1962
      • Epic March
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • VerdiGiuseppe Verdi 1813–1901
      • Nabucco – 'Va, pensiero' (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
        Recitative & aria 'Ben io t'invenni...Anch'io dischiuso un giorno' Act 2
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Laelia Finneberg soprano
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Concerto for Piano No. 4 in G major, Op 58
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Myra Hess piano
      • WeberCarl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
      • Aufforderung zum Tanze, J260, Op 65 (orch. Felix Weingartner)
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BorodinAlexander Borodin 1833–1887
      • Symphony No. 2 in B minor
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • ChabrierEmmanuel Chabrier 1841–1894
      • España
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • RavelMaurice Ravel 1875–1937
      • Pavane pour une infante défunte
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Boléro
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Laelia Finneberg soprano
      • Myra Hess piano
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Mon 10 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 44
      • BrahmsJohannes Brahms 1833–1897
      • Academic Festival Overture
      • Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major
        • Cyril Smith piano
      • Symphony No. 4 in E minor
      • DunhillThomas Dunhill 1877–1946
      • Overture 'Maytime'
        World premiere
      • INTERVAL
      • SmetanaBedřich Smetana 1824–1884
      • Má vlast
        No. 2 Vltava
      • Cyril Smith piano
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor

  • Tue 11 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 45
      • Richard Strauss 1864–1949
      • Don Juan
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • RachmaninovSergey Rachmaninov 1873–1943
      • Concerto for Piano No. 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Benno Moiseiwitsch piano
      • Bax 1883–1953
      • Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • BrittenBenjamin Britten 1913–1976
      • Les illuminations
        • Benjamin Britten Conductor
        • Peter Pears tenor
      • DebussyClaude Debussy 1862–1918
      • Images
        No. 1 Gigues
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Benno Moiseiwitsch piano
      • Benjamin Britten Conductor
      • Peter Pears tenor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Wed 12 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 46
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Die Zauberflöte, K 620
        No. 1 Overture
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • SchubertFranz Schubert 1797–1828
      • Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished' Symphony No. 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished', D 759
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • The Marriage of Figaro The Marriage of Figaro, K492 (Le nozze di Figaro, K492)
        Aria 'Voi che sapete' Act 2
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Elisabeth Schumann soprano
      • Recitative & aria 'Giunse alfin il momento...Deh vieni, non tardar' Act 3
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Elisabeth Schumann soprano
      • INTERVAL
      • Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K488 Concerto for Piano No. 23 in A major, K 488
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Myra Hess piano
      • SchubertFranz Schubert 1797–1828
      • Ellens Gesang III, D 839
        • Elisabeth Schumann soprano
        • Berkeley Mason piano
      • Die Forelle, D 550
        - Schubert's 'Die Forelle' was not originally scheduled and was an addition to the changed programme.
        • Elisabeth Schumann soprano
        • Berkeley Mason piano
      • MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756–1791
      • Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K550
        • BBC Symphony Orchestra
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Elisabeth Schumann soprano
      • Myra Hess piano
      • Berkeley Mason piano

  • Thu 13 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 47
      • Glière 1875–1956
      • Overture 'The Friendship of the Peoples', Op 79
        Proms premiere
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • BorodinAlexander Borodin 1833–1887
      • Prince Igor
        Aria 'A long time has passed' Act 1 Scene 2
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • Oda Slobodskaya soprano
      • ProkofievSergey Prokofiev 1891–1953
      • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major Concerto for Piano No. 3 in C major
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • Kendall Taylor piano
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • Fantasy-Overture 'Romeo and Juliet'
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • ShostakovichDmitry Shostakovich 1906–1975
      • Symphony No. 5 in D minor
        Proms premiere
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Oda Slobodskaya soprano
      • Kendall Taylor piano
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Fri 14 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 48
      • BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven 1770–1827
      • Overture 'Die Weihe des Hauses', Op 124
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Symphony No. 9 in D minor, 'Choral'
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Margaret Godley soprano
        • Margaret Rees soprano
        • Margaret Rolfe contralto
        • Maude Baker contralto
        • Emlyn Bebb tenor
        • Stanley Riley bass
        • Leonard Hubbard bass
        • William MacMillan tenor
        • Croydon Philharmonic Society
        • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams 1872–1958
      • A Song of Thanksgiving
        First concert performance
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Elsie Suddaby soprano
        • Valentine Dyall speaker
        • Croydon Philharmonic Society
        • Thomas Coram Schools Choir
        • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • WaltonWilliam Walton 1902–1983
      • Henry V (choral suite arr. Malcolm Sargent)
        First concert performance
        • William Walton Conductor
        • Croydon Philharmonic Society
        • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Margaret Godley soprano
      • Margaret Rees soprano
      • Margaret Rolfe contralto
      • Maude Baker contralto
      • Emlyn Bebb tenor
      • Stanley Riley bass
      • Leonard Hubbard bass
      • William MacMillan tenor
      • Croydon Philharmonic Society
      • BBC Symphony Chorus (pre-1932, National Chorus; 1933-4, BBC Chorus; 1935-77, BBC Choral Society)
      • Elsie Suddaby soprano
      • Valentine Dyall speaker
      • Thomas Coram Schools Choir
      • William Walton Conductor
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Sat 15 Sep

    • 19:00 Royal Albert Hall
      Prom 49 - Last Night of the Proms 1945
      • WeberCarl Maria von Weber 1786–1826
      • Euryanthe, J291
        Overture
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • HandelGeorge Frideric Handel 1685–1759
      • Partenope, HWV 27 (arr. Henry Wood)
        Aria 'Furibondo spira il vento' Act 2
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
        • Norman Allin bass
      • DukasPaul Dukas 1865–1935
      • L' apprenti sorcier
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • INTERVAL
      • RawsthorneAlan Rawsthorne 1905–1971
      • Concerto for Piano No. 1
        • Constant Lambert Conductor
        • Phyllis Sellick piano
      • TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1840–1893
      • The Maid of Orleans
        Recitative & aria 'So wills the Lord!...Farewell you native hills and fields' Act 1 No. 7
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
        • Kathleen Ferrier contralto
      • WagnerRichard Wagner 1813–1883
      • Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
        No. 49 Dance of the Apprentices Act 3 Scene 5
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • No. 50 Procession of the Masters Act 3 Scene 5
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • No. 33 Prelude Act 3
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • WoodHenry Wood 1869–1944
      • Fantasia on British Sea-Songs
        • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • ElgarEdward Elgar 1857–1934
      • Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D major ('Land of Hope and Glory')
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Anonymous
      • National Anthem
        • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Basil Cameron Conductor
      • Norman Allin bass
      • Constant Lambert Conductor
      • Phyllis Sellick piano
      • Adrian Boult Conductor
      • Kathleen Ferrier contralto
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra
      • BBC Symphony Orchestra
      • London Symphony Orchestra