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Part of the BBC Proms.

The Proms celebrates the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth with a glimpse into the monarch's musical life. The programme features music by her favourite composer, Mendelssohn, including his lively ?Scottish' Symphony and First Piano Concerto, which will be performed by Stephen Hough on Victoria's own piano, loaned by HM The Queen from the Royal Collection. The concert also includes a suite from Arthur Sullivan's ballet Victoria and Merrie England, composed to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, as well as songs by Prince Albert.

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