Elgar’s ‘Serenade for Strings in E Minor’ Premiered On This Day in 1896 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Edward Elgar’s ‘Serenade for Strings in E Minor' Op. 20 premiered on this day in 1896

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Edward Elgar’s ‘Serenade for Strings in E Minor’ Op. 20 premiered on this day in 1896.

The first performance was given in Antwerp, Belgium – with Elgar conducting.

It is reportedly the first of his works with which Elgar professed himself truly satisfied.

ELGAR | SERENADE FOR STRINGS | CONCERTGEBOUW CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2016

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