15 Jul 2011, Royal Albert Hall
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Proms 2011 Prom 1: First Night of the Proms

Prom 1: First Night of the Proms
19:30 Fri 15 Jul 2011 Royal Albert Hall
Relive the First Night of the Proms, a varied taster for the new season, building to one of Janáček’s most visceral and optimistic works, the Glagolitic Mass.
Relive the First Night of the Proms, a varied taster for the new season, building to one of Janáček’s most visceral and optimistic works, the Glagolitic Mass.

Programme

      • Stars, Night, Music and Light(4 mins)BBC commission: world premiere
      • Academic Festival Overture(11 mins)(arranged by Malcolm Sargent)
      • Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major(20 mins)
      • Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F sharp minor: Allegro, WoO 1 No. 5(4 mins)(arranged by György Cziffra) (encore)
        • interval
        • Glagolitic Mass(45 mins)

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    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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