Artistic director Christopher Monks, who will be conducting the performance, said: "It has long been an ambition of mine to conduct The Dream of Gerontius
DURHAM Choral Society is sending out an SOS for more singers to join them for Dream of Gerontius
by Edward Elgar, to be performed in Durham Cathedral in January.
Boult's performance of Elgar's Dream of Gerontius
, given in Canterbury Cathedral, was the first-ever classical music production filmed in colour and broadcast on BBC2 in 1968 (dear reader, I was there, glued to the family screen), and now it has been released in a handsome DVD format by ICA.
Edward Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius
was premiered in 1900, followed by The Apostles and The Kingdom in 1903 and 1906 respectively and The Music Makers in 1912.
Who composed an oratorio based on Cardinal Newman's work The Dream Of Gerontius
Review TITLE: Huddersfield Choral Society 175th anniversary concer t VENUE: Huddersfield Town Hall By: William Marshall ELGAR'S Dream of Gerontius
is arguably the high water mark of the English choral singing tradition.
Maureen was a popular soloist with many of the region's choral societies, performing with great distinction in all major sacred works such as Handel's Messiah, Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius
and Verdi's Requiem Mass.
THE review (May 15) of Elgar's Dream of Gerontius
suggested the Royal Mint had replaced the famous composer's image on the pounds 20 note.
THE City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is today releasing a two-CD set of more than two hours of Elgar's works, including his Dream of Gerontius
, Enigma Variations and a worldpremiere recording of his arrangement of The Holly and the Ivy.
Richard Edmonds Dream of Gerontius
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall ?????
It has played a big part in thousands of shows since, including debuts of Mendelssohn's Elijah in 1846, and Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius
Highlights this season include a special performance in Huddersfield of Elgar''s Dream of Gerontius
on 18th June 2011 - the nearest Saturday to the 175th anniversary.