Live at the BBC Proms. The BBC Symphony Orchestra and choral forces, conducted by Karina Canellakis, in music by Dvořák, Janáček and a world premiere by Zosha Di Castri.
Live at BBC Proms: BBC Symphony Orchestra and choral forces, conducted by Karina Canellakis in music by Dvorak, Janacek, and a World Premiere by Zosha Di Castri
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Georgia Mann and Petroc Trelawny
Zosha Di Castri: Long Is the Journey – Short Is the Memory
(BBC commission: world premiere)
Dvorak: The Golden Spinning Wheel
Interval: On the opening night of the 2019 BBC Proms, Georgia Mann and Petroc Trelawny look forward to two months of world-class music-making in the company of guests, and go backstage to chat to some of the performers in tonight's Prom.
Janacek: Glagolitic Mass
Asmik Grigorian, soprano
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano
Ladislav Elgr, tenor
Jan Martiník, bass
Peter Holder, organ
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Karina Canellakis, conductor
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 The Golden Spinning Wheel.
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.