Here’s what to Expect at this years Lichfield Proms
23rd August 2016
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The Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park has always been a visionary and musical spectacle, and this year is no exception. Just look at what’s in store.

The British Police Symphony Orchestra, a 65-piece orchestra will lead the main concert at 7.30pm. The conductor, Richard Jenkinson, will be joined on stage once again by experienced compere, Danny Mizon.


Together they will take concert-goers through the main programme on the night, which includes film scores from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Harry Potter.


 The audience will also be treated to Wagner’s Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin, Battle Symphony op.91 by Beethoven and Sea Songs by Henry Wood, as well as all the proms anthems.

Lichfield District Council’s free proms will also feature the two trained singers, Claire Prewer and Richard Coxon. They will be singing Highlights from Act 3 of Tosca by Puccini, and proms favourites such Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory.

Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park is on Saturday 3rd September. Children’s activities will start from 5.30pm, the City of Lichfield Concert Band will warm up the audience from 6pm and The British Police Symphony Orchestra will take to the stage at 7.30pm to play the main concert.


Main concert programme (from 7.30pm) performed by The British Police Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Richard Jenkinson

First half:

20th Century Fox Fanfare - Alfred Newman
Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin -  Richard Wagner
Hansel & Gretel Overture - Engelbert Humperdinck
Highlights from Act 3 of Tosca - Giacomo Puccini; sung by Claire Prewer, Richard Coxon and Aaron Prewer-Jenkinson
Battle Symphony op.91 - Ludwig van Beethoven
Live action from 4th King’s Own Regiment of Musketeers

Second Half:

Spitfire Prelude & Fugue (First of the Few) - Sir William Walton
Nimbus 2000 (Harry Potter) - John Williams
Raiders March (Raiders of the Lost Ark) - John Williams
Scherzo for Motorbike & Orchestra (Indiana Jones) - John Williams
Sea Songs - Sir Henry Wood
Rule, Britannia! - Thomas Arne; Sung by Claire Prewer and Richard Coxon
Jerusalem -  Sir Hubert Parry
Pomp and Circumstance no.1 - Sir Edward Elgar 

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