Monday 9 September 1940
8.00pm
Queen's Hall

  • Richard Wagner

    Götterdämmerung Song of the Rhine Daughters (abridged concert version) Act 3 Scene 1
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Henry Wood conductor
  • Richard Wagner

    Siegfried Wotan's Spear and the Sleeping Brünnhilde (orchestral synthesis) Act 3
    • Henry Wood conductor
    • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg No. 56 Morgenlich leuchtend in rosigem Schein Act 3 Scene 5 - This cancelled performance (detailed in the printed concert programme) was a change from the excerpts advertised in the 1940 Proms Guide
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Henry Wood conductor
    • Parry Jones tenor
  • Richard Wagner

    Tannhäuser No. 21 Prelude Act 3 (1845 version)
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Henry Wood conductor
  • Richard Wagner

    Tannhäuser No. 2 Venusberg Music Act 1 Scene 1
  • Richard Wagner

    Parsifal No. 22 Dich nannt'ich...Ich sah das Kind Act 2 Scene 2
    • Henry Wood conductor
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Eva Turner soprano
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Walküre Walkürenritt (orchestral synthesis) Act 3 Scene 1
    • Henry Wood conductor
    • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Ethel Smyth

    The Boatswain's Mate Overture
    • Henry Wood conductor
    • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Un ballo in maschera Recitative & aria 'Ecco l'orrido campo...Ma dall' arido stelo divulsa' Act 2
    • Eva Turner soprano
    • Henry Wood conductor
    • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflöte, K 620 No. 3 Aria 'Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön' Act 1
    • London Symphony Orchestra
    • Henry Wood conductor
    • Parry Jones tenor
  • Owen Mase

    The Trumpet
    • Albert Wild trumpet
    • George Eskdale trumpet
    • John Cozens trumpet
    • Parry Jones tenor
    • Charles Pemell trumpet

About this event

Due to intensified nightly air raids on London it was considered too dangerous to continue the Prom season and this concert was cancelled.

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