Composer Sir William Walton Died On This Day in 1983 [ON-THIS-DAY]

British composer Sir William Walton died on this day in 1983 – aged 80

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British composer Sir William Walton died on this day in 1983 – aged 80.

His signature works include his Symphony No. 1, ‘Facade – An Entertainment’ and cantata ‘Belshazzar’s Feast.’

His major contributions to the string repertoire include a Violin, Viola and Cello Concerto.

MIDORI GOTO | WALTON | VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDRIS NELSONS & CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 

 

KYUNG WHA CHUNG | WALTON | VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANDRE PREVIN & PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA 

 

VC ARTIST TESSA LARK | WALTON | VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST MVT | HUGH WOLFF & NEC SYMPHONY 

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