Proms 1930 Henry Wood Thea Philips Roy Henderson Arthur de Greef Stanford Bizet Proms 1930 Henry Wood Thea Philips Roy Henderson Arthur de Greef Stanford Bizet Original vintage printed programme for a pre-war Henry Wood Prom given at the Queen's Hall, London
This was the first year that the orchestra was called the BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Promenade Concerts, 36th Season
Saturday 9 August, 1930
God Save the King
Berlioz Overture, 'Carnaval Romain'
Weber, Scene and Aria 'Ocean, thou mighty monster' (Oberon)
Grieg Concerto in A minor, for Pianoforte and Orchestra
Elgar Suite 'The Wand of Youth' (No.2)
Stanford Three Sea-Songs : 'Drake's Drum', Devon, O Devon', 'The Old Superb'
Ravel Bolero for Orchestra
Bizet Suite 'L'Arlésienne'
Songs (with pianoforte) [NB : no details of composers given in programme, but BBC archive confirms the songs were by
Eric Coates , Cécile Chaminade , John Ireland , and Maude Valérie White]
Elgar March 'Pomp and Circumstance' No.4, in G
Thea Philips soprano
Roy Henderson baritone
Arthur de Greef solo pianoforte
BBC Symphony Orchestra principal violin Charles Woodhouse
Organist & accompanist Berkeley Mason
Sir Henry Wood conductor [ reproduction of the portrait by Meredith Frampton, from the 1929 Royal Academy Exhibition ]
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