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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.
Programme
Zosha Di Castri
Long Is the Journey – Short Is the Memory(15 mins)
BBC commission: world premiere

Antonin Dvorak
The Golden Spinning Wheel(28 mins)

interval
Leos Janacek
Glagolitic Mass(43 mins)
Final version 1928 Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1930

Performers
Asmik Grigorian soprano

Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano

Ladislav Elgr tenor

Eric Owens bass-baritone

Peter Holder organ

BBC Singers

BBC Symphony Chorus

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Details

Date:
July 19
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Website:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/proms

Organiser

BBC

Venue

Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore
London, SW7 2AP United Kingdom
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