Proms 2019
19 Jul 2019, Royal Albert Hall & Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2019 Prom 1: First Night of the Proms

Prom 1
Prom 1: First Night of the Proms
19:30 Fri 19 Jul 2019 Royal Albert Hall

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Programme

      • Long Is the Journey – Short Is the Memory(15 mins)BBC commission: world premiere
      • The Golden Spinning Wheel(28 mins)
        • interval
        • Glagolitic Mass(43 mins)Final version 1928 Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1930

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    About This Event

    The BBC’s Our Classical Century series concludes with a new work that marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s mission to the Moon.

    Janáček’s monumental Glagolitic Mass, steeped in Moravian rhythms, is heard alongside Dvořák’s fairy-tale tone-poem.

    Approx. end time: 21:45

    First half live on BBC Two, second half live on BBC Four

    Image: Karina Canellakis © Mathias Bothor

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