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Royal Gala Concert


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Live from the Royal Albert Hall, a musical celebration marking the centenary of The Royal College of Music in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince and Princess of Wales.
The list of those who were once students at the College includes many world-famous performers and composers. Tonight's concert is given by past and present members as a way of saying thank you to the many people who have helped raise funds for the Centenary Appeal. The programme includes Holst's Ballet Music from The Perfect Fool, Vaughan Williams's Serenade to Music, Tippett's Ritual Dances, Arnold's Trumpet Concerto, Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra and Parry's I Was Glad
Conductors Sir Charles Groves, Russell Keable, Sir John Pritchard, Sir Michael Tippett and Sir David Willcocks (present Director of the Royal College of Music).
Introduced by Richard Baker, who talks during the interval with some of those connected with the college's illustrious history.


Conductor: Sir Charles Groves
Conductor: Russell Keable
Conductor: Sir John Pritchard
Conductor: Sir Michael Tippett
Conductor: Sir David Willcocks
Introduced By: Richard Baker
Producer: Kenneth Corden
Director: Ron Isted

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