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Composer: Bax, Arnold (1883-1953)

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Year of birth1883
Year of death1953
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
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BlythburghCoffee Concert

Bax, Alwyn, Matthews D., Jongen, Wright, Debussy
Kathryn Thomas; Sarah-Jane Bradley; Lucy Wakeford

LondonTwo-Piano Marathon

Two-Piano Marathon
Schumann, Bax, Poulenc, Stravinsky, Debussy, Adès, Rachmaninov
Stephen Kovacevich; Margaret Fingerhut; Katya Apekisheva; Charles Owen

LondonAshley Wass: War's Embers

Bridge, Bax, Elgar
Ashley Wass, Piano

LondonNash Ensemble: War's Embers

Bax, Butterworth, Hadley, Clarke
Nash Ensemble

ViennaKammermusik der Wiener Philharmoniker 5

Leclair, Bartók, Genzmer, Bax, Fauré, Debussy
Aurora Trio Wien; Charlotte Balzereit; Karl-Heinz Schütz; Gerhard Marschner
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Finely chiselled and tightly wrought Vaughan Williams

John Wilson © Sim Canetty-Clarke
The Sydney Symphony in a finely chiselled account of Vaughan Williams' “A London Symphony”, but groped for balance in Ravel and Bax.
****1
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Quiet reflections and the swell of the sea

Alice Coote © Benjamin Ealovega
A well-crafted programme at Symphony Hall showcasing the best of English music from the first half of the last century.
****1
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BBCSO and Oramo master three masterly orchestral works

Sakari Oramo © Dan Hansson
Oramo and the BBC Symphony Orchestra negotiate a challenging first half with works by Bax and Dean, followed by a superb rendering of Elgar's first symphony
*****
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Orchestral and Choral Showstoppers from JoAnn Falletta and the Virginia Symphony

JoAnn Falletta © David Adam Beloff
Cinematic sweep was on full display as JoAnn Falletta and the VSO/VSC thrilled with vital interpretations of three early 20th Century works by Bax, Respighi and Walton.
****1
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John Wilson builds on his passion for British music

Steven Isserlis © Jean Baptiste Millot
As part of the Festival Hall’s Sunday matinee series, John Wilson programmed three inspirational works by Bax, Walton and Vaughan Williams. 
****1
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