Edward Elgar’s Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1910 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Edward Elgar's Violin Concerto in B minor Op. 61 premiered on this day in 1910

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Edward Elgar‘s Violin Concerto in B minor Op. 61 premiered on this day in 1910.

The first performance was given by Fritz Kreisler – with Elgar conducting the London Symphony Orchestra.

Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society of London, Elgar said of the work: “It’s good! Awfully emotional! Too emotional … but I love it!”

 

TASMIN LITTLE | ELGAR VIOLIN CONCERTO IN B MINOR | SIR ANDREW DAVIS & BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

 

Elgar: Violin Concerto & Serenade for Strings |CD|

James Ehnes

Andrew Davis & Philharmonia Orchestra

Release Date: January 8, 2008

ONYX CLASSICS

 

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