Thursday 10 August 1944
7.00pm

  • Arthur Bliss

    Birthday Fanfare for Sir Henry Wood
    • Adrian Boult conductor
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra (members)
  • Richard Wagner

    Rienzi, WWV 49 Overture
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Adrian Boult conductor
  • Claude Debussy

    Prélude à L'après-midi d'un faune
    • Adrian Boult conductor
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • William Walton

    Concerto for Viola
    • Lionel Tertis viola
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Adrian Boult conductor
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op 39
    • Adrian Boult conductor
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker, Suite, Op 71a
    • Adrian Boult conductor
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Rossini

    Il barbiere di Siviglia Cavatina 'Largo al factotum della città' Act 1 Scene 1
    • Adrian Boult conductor
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • George Pizzey baritone
  • Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsodies, S 359 (orchestral version) No. 2 in D minor (ending in G major)
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Adrian Boult conductor

About this event

This concert was cancelled by the authorities due to flying bombs 'doodle-bugs' which had started to fall on London in June 1944.

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