Venue Details

Jakub Hrůša conductor

Lukáš Vondráček piano
Gun-Brit Barkmin soprano
Monica Groop mezzo soprano
Peter Berger tenor
Mischa Schelomianski bass voice
Thomas Trotter organ
Bristol Choral Society
Gloucester Choral Society
Philharmonia Voices choir

Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass is an exultant affirmation of the power of love and friendship. ‘In the tenor solo I hear a high priest,’ Janáček explained, ‘in the soprano solo a girlish angel and in the chorus our people.’ Each of the five main choral sections is preceded by a thrilling instrumental fanfare, culminating in a lustrous solo organ fantasia before the work’s uplifting final section.

Audio clip by kind permission Supraphon a.s.

This concert is part of the Bohemian Legends series

The Bohemian Legends series is supported by The Meyer Foundation

  • Janáček - Glagolitic Mass