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Work: Symphony no. 1 in A flat major, Op.55

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ComposerElgar, Sir Edward (1857-1934)
Work typeOrchestral
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BirminghamSeason Finale: Kazuki conducts Elgar’s First SymphonyWorld premiere

Howard, Britten, Elgar
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Kazuki Yamada; Ian Bostridge; Elspeth Dutch

LondonIcons Rediscovered: Elgar’s Symphony no.1

Auerbach, Rachmaninov, Elgar
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Vasily Petrenko; Nikolai Lugansky

LiverpoolSheku Kanneh-Mason performs Weinberg

Coleridge-Taylor, Weinberg, Elgar
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Andrew Manze; Sheku Kanneh-Mason

SnapeCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Holst, Britten, Elgar
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Kazuki Yamada; Ian Bostridge; Elspeth Dutch
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Dazzling Tippett from Steven Osborne and the London Philharmonic

Edward Gardner and the LPO offer powerful Elgar and luscious Coleridge-Taylor in their “Three Britons” programme at the Royal Festival Hall.
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English music across the generations from Sakari Oramo and the BBCSO

A trio of English works, including the UK premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage's virtuosic Time Flies
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Martyn Brabbins celebrates 30 years with BBC Scottish SO

Martyn Brabbins celebrates with a world premiere from Errollyn Wallen, Evelyn Glennie revisiting iconic MacMillan and a broad, noble Elgar First Symphony.

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Disappointing Walton and Elgar from John Wilson and the Philharmonia

Sounding under-rehearsed and unloved, these performances of two great works made for a frustrating evening that could have been so much more inspiring.   
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Volatility unites music by Elgar, Strauss and Takemitsu in Birmingham

The CBSO Youth Orchestra under Kazuki Yamada find connections in three works inhabiting very different worlds.
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