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Gerontius

(jərŏn`shəs), d. 411, Roman general, b. Britain. He at first supported the usurper ConstantineConstantine,
d. 411, Roman general. He was proclaimed emperor by the Roman troops in Britain in 407 and led a revolt in Gaul and Spain against the Western emperor Honorius. He conquered part of Gaul and, through his son Constans, took Spain.
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 (d. 411), and was left in charge of Spain. He set up (409) his own candidate, Maximus, as emperor, at the same time inviting or permitting the entrance of the Alani, Suevi, and Vandals. In 411 he besieged Constantine at Arles, but at the approach of Constantius (later Emperor Constantius IIIConstantius III,
d. 421, Roman emperor of the West (421). In 411, as general of Honorius, he defeated Gerontius and Constantine; thereafter he was the virtual ruler of the West.
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) his troops deserted; he escaped to Spain but was assassinated.
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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.
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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.
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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 in 1900.
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.