BBC Proms 2019: Prom 1 – First Night of the Proms

BBC Proms 2019: Prom 1 – First Night of the Proms

Friday, 19 July 2019, 5.00pm

Janáček’s monumental Glagolitic Mass launches the BBC Proms with thunderous spiritual drama. 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.

Zosha Di Castri
Long Is the Journey – Short Is the Memory (15 mins)
BBC commission: world premiere

Antonín Dvořák
The Golden Spinning Wheel(28 mins)


Leos Janáček
Glagolitic Mass(43 mins)
Final version 1928 Henry Wood Novelties: UK premiere, 1930


BBC Proms 2019 – a summer of unmissable moments

Jess Gillam in conversation with David Pickard – BBC Proms 2019


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