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Composer: Elgar, Sir Edward (1857-1934)

April 2019
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MadridUn delicioso viaje musical con la Philharmonia en Ibermúsica

© Nikolaj Lund
Mendelssohn, Mozart, Elgar
Philharmonia Orchestra; Vladimir Ashkenazy; Elena Bashkirova

ChicagoMahler 1

Elgar, Mahler
Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider; Gautier Capuçon

AtlantaElgar Cello Concerto at 100

Sullivan, Elgar, Schumann
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Carlos Kalmar; Sheku Kanneh-Mason

EdinburghVivaldi - The Four Seasons by Candlelight

Vivaldi - The Four Seasons by Candlelight
Mozart, Elgar, Bach, Vivaldi
London Concertante

LondonGreat English Classics

Walton, Delius, Parry, Butterworth, Elgar, Handel, Rutter, Holst, Monk, Vaughan Williams
Philharmonia Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton; Thomas Gould; Alan Titchmarsh; City of London Choir
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Japan Philharmonic Orchestra makes a rare visit to London

Pietari Inkinen © Nguyen Phuong
Disciplined playing from the Japan Philharmonic brought mixed rewards in a programme that inspired only fitfully.
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Franck’s Aeolian winds usher in Saint-Säens and Elgar to Belfast

Louis Schwizgebel © Marco Borggreve
Ulster Orchestra’s Principal Guest Conductor Jac van Steen returns to lead an outstanding evening, culminating in Elgar’s First Symphony. Louis Schwizgebel impresses in Saint-Saens’ Fifth Piano Concerto. 
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Paradise Regained: a heavenly evening with Aurora

Ben Griffiths performs Dark with Excessive Bright © Nick Rutter
Missy Mazzoli's double bass concerto receives its UK premiere as part of Kings Place's Venus Unwrapped season. 
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A study in romance: David Parry and the LPO

David Parry © Marco Borrelli
Where better to start the LPO's exploration of 'British' music in its Isle of Noises festival than with Sir Edward Elgar? 
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Donald Runnicles conducts a stellar programme in Zurich

Donald Runnicles © Simon Pauly
Conductor Donald Runnicles and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard deliver a highly expressive performance with pieces by Elgar, Mozart and Strauss. 
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List of works
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85Chanson de nuitCockaigne (In London Town) - overture for orchestra, Op.40Dream Children two pieces for chamber orchestra, Op.43Elegy for string orchestra, Op.58Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36Enigma Variations: NimrodFalstaff Symphonic Study for orchestra, Op.68Froissart Overture, Op.19Give Unto the Lord (Psalm 29) for choir and orchestra, Op.74Imperial March for orchestra, Op.32In the South (Alassio) - Concert Overture for orchestra, Op.50Introduction and Allegro for strings, Op.47Light of the WorldLight out of DarknessMay Song for piano- violin and piano- or small orchestraMy Love Dwelt in a Northern Land - part-songs, Op.18 no.3Piano Quintet in A minor, Op.84Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D Major, Op.39Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G Major, Op.39Romance, Op.62Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op.12Sea Pictures - song cycle for contralto and orchestra, Op.37Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op.20Serenade for pianoSerenade, Op.73 no.2Sospiri for string orchestra and harp, Op.70String Quartet in E minor, Op.83Sursum corda, Op.11Symphony no. 1 in A flat major, Op.55Symphony no. 2 in E flat major, Op.63Symphony no. 3 for orchestra (sketches, elaborated by Anthony Payne)The Apostles, Op.49The Dream of Gerontius, Oratorio for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.38The Kingdom - oratorio for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.51The Music Makers for soloists chorus and orchestra, Op.69There is Sweet MusicTwo Choral Songs (Love's Tempest and Serenade) part-songs, Op.73Violin Concerto in B minor, Op.61Violin Sonata in E minor, Op.82