Last Night of the 2019 BBC Proms

September 24, 2019, 9:00 pm

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BBC Proms 2016: Prom 13 - Beethoven 9 (Photo: Paul Hudson (CC BY 2.0, cropped, via flickr)

The BBC Proms season concludes in spectacular fashion as Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo leads the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Chorus, the BBC Singers, and mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton in a wide-ranging program featuring beloved popular music, British patriotic songs, works by Falla, Bizet, Verdi, and of course, the music of Edward Elgar.


Daniel Kidane: Woke

Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat

Elgar: Sospiri

Laura Mvula: “Sing to the Moon”

Bizet: “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” (Habanera) from Carmen

Saint-Saëns: “Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix” from Samson and Delilah

Verdi: “O don fatale” from Don Carlos

Verdi: Triumphal March from Aida

Offenbach: Overture from Orpheus in the Underworld

Grainger: Marching Song of Democracy

Maconchy: Proud Thames Overture

Arlen: “Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz

Wood: Fantasia on British Sea-Songs

Arne: “Rule, Brittania!”

Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1

Parry: Jerusalem

Unknown: The National Anthem

Traditional: “Auld Lang Syne”