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From the Archives - Last Night of the BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall

The Last Night of the Proms is one of the most joyous events in classical music. There’s a degree of enthusiasm and audience participation that’s hard to top. Hear live recordings from over the years on the same weekend as the 2022 Last Night.

Compositions and Recordings

Barber of Seville Overture
by Gioacchino Rossini
Sir Malcolm Sargent with the BBC Symphony

Marche Joyeuse
by Emmanuel Chabrier
James Loughran with the BBC Symphony

Dich Teure Halle
by Richard Wagner
Edward Gardner with the Bergen Philharmonic; Lise Davidsen

Fantasia on British Sea Songs
by Henry Wood
James Loughran with the BBC Symphony

Rule Brittania
by Thomas Arne
James Loughran with the BBC Symphony; Benjamin Luxon

Land of Hope and Glory
by Edward Elgar
James Loughran with the BBC Symphony

by Hubert Parry
Jiri Belohlavek with the BBC Symphony

God Save the Queen
Traditional arr. Wood
James Loughran with the BBC Symphony

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
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