elgar : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n British composer of choral and orchestral works including two symphonies as well as songs and chamber music and music for brass band (1857-1934)
- Peter Oundjian in Baltimore Sun
I think it's kind of fun to get into the mind of Elgar, who liked to play word games,says Oundjian, music director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
- Wolff in Deseret News
Musical tastes differ from country to country,Wolff told the Deseret News in a phone interview from Frankfurt, Germany. "As a conductor, you need to understand that. You don't program Elgar in Germany or France because audiences don't...
- Richard Hickox in guardian.co.uk
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment has never played Elgar before, or Gounod and certainly never Sullivan,Hickox says, "so some of these pieces will require quite a bit of work adjusting the unfamiliar balance."