Friday 15 July 2011
7.30pm – c9.40pm
Royal Albert Hall

Choral music and singing events, Piano music

  • Judith Weir

    Stars, Night, Music and Light (c4 mins) BBC commission: world premiere
    • BBC Singers
    • BBC Symphony Chorus
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Jiří Bělohlávek conductor
  • Johannes Brahms

    Academic Festival Overture (11 mins) (arranged by Malcolm Sargent)
    • BBC Singers
    • BBC Symphony Chorus
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Jiří Bělohlávek conductor
  • Liszt

    Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major (20 mins)
    • Benjamin Grosvenor piano
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Jiří Bělohlávek conductor
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F sharp minor: Allegro, WoO 1 No. 5 (4 mins) (arranged by György Cziffra) (encore)
    • Benjamin Grosvenor piano
  • INTERVAL
  • Janáček

    Glagolitic Mass (45 mins)
    • Hibla Gerzmava soprano
    • Dagmar Pecková mezzo-soprano
    • Stefan Vinke tenor
    • Jan Martiník bass
    • David Goode organ
    • BBC Singers
    • BBC Symphony Chorus
    • BBC Symphony Orchestra
    • Jiří Bělohlávek conductor

About this event

New British music, Brahms, Liszt and a lavish choral work blaze a trail for some of 2011's Proms musical strands. Benjamin Grosvenor made his Proms debut, and there's Janáček's extraordinary celebration of Slavic culture, the Glagolitic Mass.

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