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Barbirolli

Sir John. 1899--1970, English conductor of the Hallé Orchestra (1943--68)
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By then he had spent some of the commissioning money, and it was Sir John Barbirolli who bailed him out by premiering the piece with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
If I could only take one record, it would be the incomparable Janet Baker's recording, with Sir John Barbirolli (didn't Elgar call him "Glorious John"?
10 Folkestone Sir John Barbirolli was a British conductor and cellist born in 1899.
Sir Colin Davis and his younger compatriot Sir Simon Rattle represent the latest generation of a long tradition of Sibelius advocates within the United Kingdom which began early in the century with the efforts of Sir Granville Bantock, to be quickly followed by Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir John Barbirolli, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Basil Cameron, and Anthony Collins.
The recording I attended at the Queen's Hall featured Sir John Barbirolli conducting the Halle Orchestra for a performance of Stravinsky's Symnphony of Psalms, followed by Benjamin Britten conducting the orchestra of the Royal Opera House in extracts from his opera Peter Grimes.
His predecessors include Leopold Stokowski, Sir John Barbirolli, Lawrence Foster, Christoph Eschenbach and Hans Graf.
He joined the Halle Orchestra in 1955 and in 1957 Sir John Barbirolli conducted the premiere of Arthur's First Symphony at the Cheltenham Festival and with a later performance at the Proms.
To hear Elgar's Second Symphony performed in Lichfield Cathedral by the Hall - the orchestra of Hans Richter and John Barbirolli - under the baton of our pre-eminent living Elgarian: well, this was always going to feel special.
Sir William Walton's Faade Suite was performed in memory of Sir John Barbirolli, who had a close association with the piece and conducted the Hall for much of his life.
Mark Elder was at the helm and since he became the Hall's musical director, it has established for itself a reputation it probably last enjoyed under the legendary Sir John Barbirolli.
The roster of conductors who have performed Still's works includes Pierre Monteux, Antal Dorati, Sir John Barbirolli, Fritz Reiner, Eugene Ormandy, George Szell, Eric Leinsdorf, Leopold Stokowski, Artur Rodzinski, Sir Hamilton Hardy, Eugene Goossens, Guy Fraser Harrison, Howard Hanson, and Otto Klemperer.