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The BBC Promenade Concerts Quiz

General questions about the BBC Proms and the music at this year's Prom Concerts. 8 Questions.

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Where do the official Promenade concerts take place?

  • The London Coliseum
  • Covent Garden
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • The Festival Hall

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There are several concert performances at this year's Prom. One of which is "The Marriage of Figaro", who is the composer?

  • Beethoven
  • Mozart
  • Rossini
  • Puccini

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Operetta is represented by a concert performance of "The Yeoman of the Guard". Who wrote it?

  • Gilbert and George
  • Julian Slade
  • Ivor Novello
  • Gilbert and Sullivan

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"My Fair Lady" is being performed as a concert. Which famous pair composed and wrote it?

  • Lerner and Loewe
  • Rodgers and Hart
  • Bernstein and Sondheim
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein

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Another full length work being performed in concert is "Nixon in China". Who is this opera by?

  • John Tevener
  • John Adams
  • Michael Tippett
  • Michael Nyman

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Prom concert number 70 is a celebration of 70 years of the radio programme "Desert Island Discs" narrated by Kirsty Young. Who was the first presenter?

  • Richard Baker
  • A J Allan
  • Roy Plomley
  • Steve Race

Question 7 Photo

What is the dress code for a Promenade concert?

  • Black tie
  • Lounge suit
  • Smart casual
  • No dress code

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On the last night of the Proms, which of the following is not performed every year?

  • I Vow to Thee my Country
  • Sea Shanties
  • Jerusalem
  • Pomp & Circumstance March