2019-08-03 – 19:30 h

UPDATE (13/8/2018): Added the final program and links to the audio & video of the concert – follow link


The Royal Albert Hall continues hosting the BBC Proms (July 19 – September 14), and on Friday, August 9th at 15h and 19:30h, the John Wilson Orchestra conducted by John Wilson will celebrate a double session film music concert entitled ‘The Warner Brothers Story’, presenting an evening of sumptuous technicoloured scores from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema.


The concert will have the participation of the singers Mikaela Bennett, Louise Dearman, Kate Lindsey, Matthew Ford and the Maida Vale Singers.


The evening show will be broadcast live on BBC Four TV, live on BBC Radio 3, and will be recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 2 (Prom 30).


The program will include the following pieces:

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold – The Sea Hawk – Overture
  • Harry Warren – We’re in the Money
  • Sigmund Romberg – The Desert Song
  • Max Steiner – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Dimitri Tiomkin – The Old Man and the Sea
  • Meredith Willson – Seventy-Six Trombones
  • Harold Arlen – Blues in the Night
  • Kaper – Auntie Mame – M. T.
  • Judy Garland tribute: various artists Born in a Trunk (sequence)


  • Frederick Loewe – My Fair Lady – Overture
  • Max Steiner – Now, Voyager – Suite
  • Sammy Fain – Doris Day tribute: Fain The Deadwood Stage (from Calamity Jane)
  • Jule Styne – It’s Magic
  • Alex North – A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Frederick Loewe – If Ever I Would Leave You (from Camelot)
  • Henry Mancini – The Days of Wine and Roses
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold – Tomorrow


When: Friday, August 9th, 2019 at 15:00h & 19:30h

Where: Royal Albert Hall (London, UK)

Tickets (15:00h): 20-75 GBP (22-82 €) – https://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/proms/bbc-proms-2019/prom-29-john-wilson-orchestra/

Tickets (19:30h): 20-75 GBP (22-82 €) – https://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/proms/bbc-proms-2019/prom-30-john-wilson-orchestra/