PROM : QUEEN VICTORIA DIAMOND JUBILEE
Friday 16 August 2019
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, which will be 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.
Victoria and Merrie England – suite 15’
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor 21’
– interval –
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Gruss aus der Ferne; Ständchen; Gruss an den Bruder; Aus Wilhelm Meister; Lebewohl (Wanderlied) 12’
Symphony No. 3 in A minor, ‘Scottish’ 40’
Alessandro Fisher tenor
Stephen Hough piano
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Adam Fischer conductor