Scottish Branch

Scot

 

 

                       Branch Contact

Paul Bassett,
‘Sospiri’,
9, George Street,
Dunfermline,
Fife,
KY11 4TQ

Tel: 01383 727491
scottish@elgar.org

 

 

BRANCH MEETINGS

Branch Meetings are held at St Mark’s Unitarian Church, Castle Terrace Edinburgh, EH1 2DP from 2 pm to  5 pm.  

Meetings  include a speaker presentation; live music provided by members or guest performers; and tea and cake refreshments. Non-members are welcome to attend and encouraged to join the Elgar Society.

PROGRAMME OF MEETINGS 2018

Sunday 21st January 2018

  1. Adrian Brown “The Four Brinkwells Masterpieceson the Cello Concerto and three chamber works composed by Elgar at Brinkwells, the woodland retreat,  in Sussex. followed by:
  2. Elgar Society Scottish Branch AGM 2018 including plans for meetings and events in 2018 and beyond.

Further meetings in 2018

Plans for further meetings in 2018 are in preparation and dates and detail will be given shortly.

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CONCERTS IN 2018

 

Sunday 28 January 2018, 7.45pm     St Cuthbert’s Church, Edinburgh

SCOTTISH SINFONIA – ELGAR CONCERT

Introduction and Allegro for Strings,

Excerpts from “The Kingdom” 

Symphony No 2 in E flat major

Conductor: Neil Mantle

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Wednesday 7 February 2018, 7.30pm    New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

RSNO CONCERT PREVIEW FOR ELGAR FIRST SYMPHONY

 Ahead of the concert performance of Elgar’s First Symphony, Karl-Heinz Steffens (presenter)  John Whitener (tuba player) and the full RSNO dive deep beneath the notes, talking, playing and using live musical examples to unpick the layers and legends that make this symphony so much more than just a very British masterpiece.

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Friday 9 February 2018, 7.30pm                Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Saturday 10 February 2018, 7.30pm         Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

 RSNO CONCERT –  ELGAR FIRST SYMPHONY 

 Britten  An American Overture

Schumann  Cello Concerto (soloist; Jan Vogler, cello)

Elgar   Symphony No 1

Conductor: Karl-Heinz Steffens

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*Thursday 15 February 2018, 6.45pm in the Recital Room, City Halls, Glasgow

* Prelude to Glasgow Concert

Iain Farrington, General Editor of the Elgar Complete Edition talks about Elgar’s Cello Concerto and its links with Walton.

 

Thursday 15 February 2018, 7.30pm*        City Halls, Glasgow

Sunday 18 February 2018, 3pm                   Usher Hall, Edinburgh

BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA-ELGAR AND WALTON

Elgar  Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town)  

Elgar   Cello Concerto (soloist: Leonard Elschenbroich, cello)

Walton  Symphony No 1

Conductor: John Wilson

 

 

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