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