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Prom 40 repeat: Queen Victoria's 200th Anniversary

Another chance to hear Prom 40: Ádám Fischer, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Hough and Alessandro Fisher play music by Sullivan, Mendelssohn and Prince Albert.

Afternoon Concert with Penny Gore

Another chance to hear Stephen Hough join the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by Ádám Fischer, then accompany Alessandro Fisher to celebrate Queen Victoria's birth.

Presented by Hannah French at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Part 1
Sullivan: Victoria and Merrie England - ballet suite No 1
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 25

c.2:45pm
Interval - Proms Plus
With Queen Victoria’s piano centre-stage in this concert, historians Lee Jackson and Kathryn Hughes discuss what kept Her Majesty’s subjects amused indoors and outdoors. Lee Jackson is the author of Palaces of Pleasure. Kathryn Hughes has written about George Eliot, Mrs Beeton, and Victorians Undone: Tales of Flesh in the Age of Decorum. Hosted by Rana Mitter. Produced by Fiona McLean.

c.3:05pm Part 2
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha: Gruss aus der Ferne; Standchen; Gruss an den Bruder; Aus Wilhelm Meister; Lebewohl
Mendelssohn: Symphony No 3 in A minor, Op 56 (Scottish)

Stephen Hough (piano)
Alessandro Fisher (tenor)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Ádám Fischer (conductor)

The Proms celebrates the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth with a glimpse into the monarch’s musical life.

The programme features music by her favourite composer, Mendelssohn, including his lively ‘Scottish’ Symphony and First Piano Concerto, performed by Stephen Hough on Victoria’s own piano, loaned by HM The Queen from the Royal Collection.

The concert also includes a suite from Arthur Sullivan’s ballet Victoria and Merrie England, composed to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, as well as songs by Prince Albert.

Followed by a selection of recordings from this week's Proms Artists.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Arthur Sullivan

    Victoria and Merrie England - Suite

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Concerto no 1 in G minor, Op 25

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E flat major, Op 9 no 2

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
  • Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

    Five Songs

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Singer: Alessandro Fisher.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no 3 in A minor, 'Scottish'

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Jean Martinon.
    • EMI.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Cello Sonata in D major No 5 (Op 102'2)

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen (Prelude)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Decca.

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