Sir William Walton (1902-1983)

Born March 29, 1902, in Oldham, Lancashire

Died  March 8 1983, on the Island of Ischia, Italy

Symphony No. 1

Composed 1932-1935

First Performances:

First three movements only:

3 December 1934. Queen’s Hall, London. London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Hamilton Harty conductor.

First complete performance:

6 November 1935. Queen’s Hall, London. BBC Symphony Orchestra, More >