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Prom 56

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Royal Albert HallKensington Gore, London, Greater London, SW7 2AP, United Kingdom
On Saturday 26 August 2017 at 19:30
Festival: BBC Proms
Svatopluk SemBaritone
BBC SingersMen's voices
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jakub HrůšaConductor

The Bohemian Reformation

Tonight’s all-Czech programme opens with a Hussite war song, whose melody reappears in Dvořák’s Hussite Overture (depicting the struggles of Czech Reformation pioneer Jan Hus), Smetana’s symphonic poems from Má vlast and Martinů’s elegiac Field Mass, composed as a prayer for his homeland after the German invasion in 1939. 

Tickets £7.50 - £40.

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