Posts tagged Elgar
American composer and conductor John Adams recently posted interesting and personal observations on Elgar’s Enigma Variations. My program notes on the Variations for the upcoming concert of course pale in comparison. But then again they are “formal” program notes and not a blog post.
I’m a bit surprised at some of the comments. More >
Born June 2, 1857 in Broadheath, (near Worcester) England. Died February 23, 1934 in Worcester.
First Performance: June 19, 1899 at St James’s Hall, London conducted by Hans Richter. Composed: 1898-1899. Instrumentation: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 More >