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John Harrison at the Proms, 1903 - 1905 

At the New Queens Hall, orchestra conducted by Henry Wood, except where piano accompaniment is required.
Saturday, 29 August 1903
Goring Thomas: Esmeralda - ‘And she says true…O vision entrancing’
Stephen Adams: Nirvana (pno. Percy Pitt)
Wednesday, 2 September 1903
Handel: Jephtha - ‘Deeper, and deeper still…Waft her, angels, through the skies’
Michael Balfe: Come into the garden, Maud (pno. Percy Pitt)
Tuesday, 22 September 1903
Coleridge-Taylor: Scenes from ‘The Song of Hiawatha,’ Op. 30 - No. 1a ‘Onaway! awake, beloved!
Stephen Adams: Nirvana (pno. Percy Pitt)
Saturday, 5 August 1904
Coleridge-Taylor: Scenes from ‘The Song of Hiawatha’ Op. 30 - No. 1a ‘Onaway! awake, beloved!
Frederic Cowen: When the World is Fair (pno. Percy Pitt)
Wednesday, 10 August 1904
Tchaikovsky: Romances, Op. 6 -No. 2 Jojjeteck barataim [Not a word, my friend]/No. 5 Otchevo? [Why so pale the roses?]
Ernest Newton: Ailsa Mine (pno. Percy Pitt)
Saturday, 13 August 1904
Goring Thomas: Esmeralda - ‘And she says true…O vision entrancing’
Stephen Adams: Maid of Malabar (pno. Frederick Kiddle)
Friday, 26 August 1904
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte [The Magic Flute] K 620 - ‘Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön‘ (O loveliness beyond compare; This image is enchantingly lovely
Frederic Cowen: When the World is Fair (pno. Percy Pitt)
Thursday, 22 September 1904
Wagner: Rienzi, WVW 49- Allmächt’ger Vater, blick herab! (Rienzi’s Prayer)
Fritz Bennicke Hart: Love, I am waiting (pno. Percy Pitt)
Wednesday, 12 October 1904
Tschaikovsky: Mazeppa - ‘V boyu kravavom’ [Andrei’s aria)
Liza Lehmann: Daisy Chain [Twelve Songs of Childhood] - Stars
Saturday, 9 September 1905
Gounod: Faust - ‘Quel trouble inconnu… Salut! demeure, chaste et pure!
Stephen Adams: Roses (pno. Percy Pitt) Proms Première
Monday, 25 September 1905
Wagner: Lohengrin WVW 75 - No. 21 In fernem Land [In distant land; Lohengrin’s Narration; The Grail Song]
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde WVW 90 - No. 8 O sink hernieder, Nacht der Liebe [love duet/ No. 9a Einsam wachend [Brangäne’s warning] / No. 9b Lausch Geliebter! / No. 9c So starben wir with Olga Hillman (née Mikhailov) [Mrs. Henry Wood] as Isolde, Elsie Francs, Brangäne Jacques (Jacob) Blumenthal: My Queen (pno. Percy Pitt)
Friday, 27 October 1905
Wagner: Rienzi WVW 49 - Allmächt’ger Vater, blick herab!’ [Rienzi’s Prayer]
Stephen Adams: Roses (pno. Kiddle)
Note: Data from BBC Proms Archives  



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