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Composer: Butterworth, George (1885-1916)

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Year of birth1885
Year of death1916
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
May 2018
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NorthamptonLast Night of the Derngate Proms

Last Night of the Derngate Proms
Elgar, Butterworth, Vaughan Williams, Parry, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Dvořák
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Nick Davies; Katerina Miná

LondonNash Ensemble: War's Embers

Bax, Butterworth, Hadley, Clarke
Nash Ensemble

LondonIan Bostridge and Sir Antonio Pappano: Requiem

Mahler, Stephan, Butterworth, Weill, Britten
Ian Bostridge; Sir Antonio Pappano

LondonRoderick Williams in recital

Butterworth, Fauré, Ireland, Vaughan Williams, Ravel, Wigglesworth
Roderick Williams, Baritone

WashingtonElder conducts Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony"

Butterworth, Vaughan Williams, Ravel
National Symphony Orchestra; Sir Mark Elder
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British music from BBCSSO and Farnes

Richard Farnes © Jack Liebeck
BBCSSO and Richard Farnes’s special chemistry in a night of British music. Thoughtful Butterworth and noble Elgar and  Lawrence Power joined the forces for a wonderfully spirited performance of Macmillan’s Viola Concerto.
****1
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Gardner galvanises CBSO in Walton's Second

Edward Gardner © Benjamin Ealovega
The CBSO's inaugural “Spirit Of England” concert featured familiar works by Beethoven, paired with rarities by Butterworth and Walton.  
****1
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Partygoers, pomp and Paddington Bear

Juan Diego Flórez and Peruvian friend © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
The 2016 Proms come to a riotous close at the Royal Albert Hall.
***11
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Behind the Lines: the LSO in English and French masterpieces

Cédric Tiberghien © Jean-Baptiste Millot
To mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, Mark Elder and the London Symphony Orchestra brought together music with a connection to the First World War.
****1
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Echoes of a Mountain Song in Manchester

Sir Thomas Allen © Sussie Ahlburg
Wednesday night saw the masterful rendition of British songs, by the legendary baritone at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, part of the ‘Echoes of a Mountain Song’ series. 
*****
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