Rule, Britannia! lyrics sung at Last Night of the Proms after BBC U-turn | The music


Traditional songs Rule, Britannia! and Land of Hope and Glory were sung on the final night of the promos after weeks of controversy over the event.The BBC had previously said the plays would be performed without words, but turned around after a heated debate over the decision.

A reduced orchestra of 65 instead of the usual 300 performed live at the Royal Albert Hall – but without an audience due to coronavirus restrictions – with the singers placed in the stalls to ensure physical distancing.


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