Prom 1 repeat: First Night of the Proms
Another chance to hear Prom 1: the BBC Symphony Orchestra and choral forces, conducted by Karina Canellakis, in music by Dvořák, Janáček and a world premiere by Zosha Di Castri.
Afternoon Concert with Georgia Mann.
Another chance to hear the BBC Symphony Orchestra and choral forces, conducted by Karina Canellakis in music by Dvořák, Janáček, and a World Premiere by Zosha Di Castri
Presented by Georgia Mann and Petroc Trelawny at the Royal Albert Hall, London
Zosha Di Castri: Long Is the Journey – Short Is the Memory
(BBC commission: world premiere)
Dvořák: 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.
Janáček: Glagolitic Mass
Asmik Grigorian, soprano
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano
Ladislav Elgr, tenor
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.