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First Night of the Proms – Glagolitic Mass
July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Janacek’s monumental Glagolitic Mass launches the BBC Proms with thunderous spiritual drama. Karina Canellakis conducts the massed forces of the BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus and BBC Singers in one of the 20th century’s great choral masterpieces.
Zosha Di Castri
Long Is the Journey – Short Is the Memory(15 mins)
BBC commission: world premiere
The Golden Spinning Wheel(28 mins)
Glagolitic Mass(43 mins)
Final version 1928 Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1930
Asmik Grigorian soprano
Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano
Ladislav Elgr tenor
Eric Owens bass-baritone
Peter Holder organ
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra