About the Show/Event
Information for Prom 1 - First Night of the Proms at The Royal Albert Hall, Inner London (Concert). A concert from the BBC Proms. 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. Janacek's monumental Glagolitic Mass, steeped in Moravian rhythms, is heard alongside Dvor?k's fairy-tale tone-poem.
Performers Asmik Grigorian (soprano), Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano), Ladislav Elgr (tenor), Eric Owens (bass-baritone), Peter Holder (organ).
Company BBC Singers. Company BBC Symphony Chorus. Company BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Karina Canellakis.