Prom 56: Henry Wood Tribute
Royal Albert Hall, 31 August 2019

This special concert explores the rich musical legacy of Proms-founder Henry Wood, who celebrates his 150th anniversary this year. A diverse programme of works premiered and championed by the conductor includes music by Wagner, Ravel and Ireland.

Programme
            Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole (16 mins) Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1909
            John Ireland: Piano Concerto (24 mins) Henry Wood Novelties: world premiere, 1930

            interval

            Dobrinka Tabakova: Timber & Steel (10 mins) BBC commission: world premiere
            Claude Debussy: PrΘludes, Book 1 û La cathΘdrale engloutie (orch. Henry Wood) (6 mins)
            Enrique Granados: 12 Danzas espa±olas, Op 37 (orch. Henry Wood) (5 mins)
            Richard Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder û TrΣume (arr. Wood) (5 mins)
            Percy Grainger: Handel in the Strand (arr. Henry Wood) (4 mins)
            Maurice Ravel: La valse (12 mins) Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1921

Performers
    Nathaniel Anderson-Frank
    violin
    Leon McCawley
    piano

    BBC Concert Orchestra
    Bramwell Tovey
    conductor